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Old 02-03-2005, 11:50 PM   #11
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Is 1.023 low? I thought a good range was between 1.021 and 1.025?


55G Reef Tank
80 lbs. LR
40 lbs. LS
1 Pink Tree Coral
1 Copperband Butterfly
1 Yellow Tang
1 Mandarin Goby
3 Peppermint Shrimp
20 Red-Legged Hermit Crabs
30 assorted Snails

6G Nano-Reef Tank (Eclipse Six)
10 lbs. LR
15 lbs. LS
1 Sebae Anemone
Several Purple Mushrooms
1 Bright Green Brain Coral
1 Sebae Clownfish
1 Yellow-tailed Damsel
1 Domino Damsel
6 Red-Legged Hermit Crabs
8 assorted Snails
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Old 02-04-2005, 03:29 AM   #12
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1.025 - 1.026 is the preferred range, as that is what is normal on a real reef, but lower is ok for fish only.
Many go to 1.018 - 1.020 for fish only when no inverts are involved, but many corals and inverts do not thrive at longer term periods of lower than NSW levels.

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