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Old 09-06-2013, 04:33 PM   #1
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29 gal. reef tank

My tank has been up and running for about 7 months. I have a couple corals but they havnt really grown much. My tank isnt really the best i dont think. It needs somthing i just dont know.
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Will need to know your water parameters to help out. Calc., Alk., Mag ect...
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:47 PM   #3
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Calcium 380 ppm
Alk 9 dkh
Its all basicly normal
Nitrates 0
Nitrites 0
Ph 8
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:53 PM   #4
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What lights do you have?
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:56 PM   #5
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Aquasun t5 duel fixture but im looking into somthing else
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Old 09-06-2013, 05:00 PM   #6
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Its probably your lightIng. Some corals just grow slow though. What powerheads if any are you using? And what kinds of corals do you have? Mostly softies, lps, sps?
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All soft except for my colony of candycane. Whats a good light you recomend im shooting more toureds LEDS
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I'm running lights from reefbreeders. Been using them for the last 4 months and my corals have picked up their growth rate and color is better too. They are dimmable and programable for a good price. I have softies, LPS and SPS in my tank.
http://reefbreeders.com/index.html

You may also want to get your Calcium up some to at least 420ppm I tend to run mine in mid 400's. I also target feed mine mysid shrimp too it has gone from 2 heads to 30+ in about 5 mo.
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My tank has been up and running for about 7 months. I have a couple corals but they havnt really grown much. My tank isnt really the best i dont think. It needs somthing i just dont know.
Is this a 29 gal nano tank? What brand and lights do you have?
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Thats another rhing is dosing i dont dose just water changes to keep my calcium up. I find doing confusing i read online about it but i never got how to keep your levels steady
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