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Old 08-02-2015, 07:11 PM   #291
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In my experience all lower calcium did was make them grow slower. If your calcium was in the high 300s I would expect alk to be above 10. Are these API kits?
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:18 PM   #292
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In my experience all lower calcium did was make them grow slower. If your calcium was in the high 300s I would expect alk to be above 10. Are these API kits?

No they're the Red Sea titration tests. I can re-test in a bit to see how much human error took place. Any other thoughts if these numbers are correct according to the tests?
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:07 AM   #293
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RIP 40 breeder... We had good times and not so good times. Thanks everyone along the way for the help, and best of luck with your own slices of the ocean...

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Old 10-10-2015, 10:44 AM   #295
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Out of the hobby completely... I started brewing my own beer with a good buddy and wanted to focus on that as a hobby!
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So yea, this kinda happened... 5 gallon nano. Cycling. Couldn't resist, it was the ATO reservoir for my 40 breeder. I'm snagging a large piece of live rock tomorrow for a cycle. I'll start a new thread on this tank.
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So yea, this kinda happened... 5 gallon nano. Cycling. Couldn't resist, it was the ATO reservoir for my 40 breeder. I'm snagging a large piece of live rock tomorrow for a cycle. I'll start a new thread on this tank.
LOL! Glad to see you with a tank again! That is a very nice ATO reservoir. Looking forward to this tiny little build! Got an plans for this tank yet as far as fish or coral or...? Looks like the perfect tank for a single Flaming Prawn Goby!
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I actually acquired that tank for $20 from a buddy who owns a little pet store...

He was the one who came and took my rock and live stock, and when I decided to set up the 5 gallon, I asked for my small clowns back, so they're romping around and seem happy. I put a piece of large Xenia in the tank and I'm hoping they'll host as they did in his store. I also added a YWG and tiger pistol who have found a nice spot under the rock. Other than a couple hermits and snail I'm done on livestock other than corals...




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