It would appear you are cycling the tank with fish, is that correct?
I saw another post that you are buying pods
for the mandarin. That's sure way to go broke unless you can get the mandarin to eat prepared food or upgrade to a larger tank.
How to cycle your tank with out the use of fish
Reef Aquarium Water Parameters
When posting water parameters please post one parameter per line so we can understand them better.
The standard list of questions on a request for help goes something like this.
What size is your tank?
How old is your tank (setup when)?
How did you cycle your tank and when?
What has changed in your tank (new livestock, additives, partial water change, etc.)
How much LR
, a/o LS
is in the tank?
Was the LR
cured ? (when)
What inhabitants do you have ?
What filter(s) are you running ?
What Power Heads are you running?
Hhow are you making you salt water for PWCs?
What kind of H20 are you using ? Distilled , tap , RO
Are you using any additives?
What are your water parameters ?
(Specific Gravity / Salinity)
Measured with a refactometer or hydrometer (swing arm?)