OK it seems like after only 3 days that the am is dropping & nitrites are well up, should it happen this quickly even with cured LR
Date Salt PH
Ammonia Nitrites Nitrates Notes
12.7.04 NT NT NT NT NT Water,Air Pump & Powerheads Only
13.7.04 NT NT NT NT NT Live Rock & Dead Prawns Added
14.7.04 1.025 8.1 0.5 0.5 10
15.7.04 1.026 7.85 1 NT NT Using Hana for PH
16.7.04 1.025 7.85 0.5 5 NT Moved prawns into flow of maxijet
30gal tank, 20kgs Fiji + 4kgs Madagascan LR, bare bottom, 2 x Maxijets 900, AquaC Remora skimmer, 10W D&D UV using a spraybar on surface for return,Maxijet 600 + spraybar behind LR, Ecco 2234 running RowaPhos/GAC, 150w visitherm.
Custom Built lid; 2 x T5 megatwin (4x39W Aquablue+); 4 moonlights.
IKS with temp & PH probes, controlling lights,heat & cooling fans.
Percula Clown; Banggai Cardinal; Firefish; Mandarin
2 Cleaner Shrimps; 3 Peppermint Shrimps; 1 Blood Shrimp
1 Large Feather Duster; 1 Hard Tube Coco Worm; Yellow Cucumber.
6 Red Legged Hermits; 1 Green Emerald Crab; 16 Dwarf Blue Leg Hermits; 3 Zebra Hermits; 3 Popsock Hermits
22 Turbo/Astrae Snails; 20 IO Snails