Again thanks a lot to everyone whos been helping
The marine store in my area had these lights running on most of their tanks, everything looked pretty good in there. I will probably try this one out for the first while and see how it does. What about actinic lighting?
Also I just drove 2 hours to get some more live rock since there isnt a whole lot of selection in my area. My 2 raw shrimp have been in the tank for about 24 hours, ew they stunk up my room, and have turned pink. The LFS
stated to take them out because my live rock will do a fine enough job now, since I put all the rock I need in today. I just read that last post about ammonia being 4ppm. Below are my water tests from right after I put my rocks in, I only had one small in there prior. That was in for about 2 days.
So I took the shrimp out and placed all the rock in here are my readings:
Ammonia: 2ppm (I think around 2 check out the pic below)
Soooooo that being said, the rocks should do their thing and spike my ammonia to 4ppm; than it should be coming down over the next few weeks?
OR do I toss those stinky slimy shrimps back in?
How are the readings for my tank for being less than a week old? Normal I hope
Also; I swapped out my carbon filter for an ammonia filter (pad) by SeaPora. The LFS
stated in SW
tanks carbon is quite useless. Since ammonia can be a large problem she suggested swapping it out for that.
The pics; my first set of water chemistry ; the second is just my new rocks