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Old 02-19-2013, 03:01 PM   #101
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Did you clean your pads in the canister filter
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:54 PM   #102
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I replaced one of two pads. I'll pull the second now.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:12 PM   #103
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Actually two new floss pads in the canister and added charcoal and purigen. No pads in the HOB filter now. Plan to put some chaeto in there when I can buy some. Just using the HOB right now for flow.
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:31 PM   #104
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Still 0 Ammonia and 1 nitrite.


I am wondering about Prime which I have been using from the beginning. It says that it detoxifies nitrite and nitrate. Hmmm.

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Old 02-21-2013, 11:24 PM   #105
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Starting to get green spots on my rock!! Yay!


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Old 02-23-2013, 11:51 AM   #106
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One month as of today.

Chromis is happier. Can't get a good photo but dorsal fin is up hiring. Peppermint shrimp molted last night. I can see it is in one of the cave in my DIY live rock. I look forward to see it come out and show its new brighter fine self. The hermits are out and active. Clown is all over the tank.

Have 4 Narcissus snails. One keeps going to the top of the tank and hanging out 50% in the water and 50% out of the water. Is that normal Narcissus behavior?

A couple of the mollies look like they could live bear at anytime.

Nitrite is still at 1. Grr. Will do a 20% pwc after work today. My 800 gph powerhead should be here at anytime in the next 5 days

Do you pull the molt or leave it?

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Glad to see the tanks going well. I leave the molt if I can't reach it otherwise ill take my tongs and toss it out
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:39 PM   #108
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I'll take it out when I get home and do my water change.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:45 AM   #109
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When I got home, there was my new 800 gph powerhead. Put it in the tank, pointed it at the rocks. No pwc but nitrite is .5 this morning. Flow plays a big role.
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Just did 20% water change.
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