For a new tank I would recommend a water change of about 5 - 10% a week. This will renew all your trace elements. Aside from that you will need to add and test CAL and ALK
levels. Some CAL/ALK
suppliments like B-Ionic have trace elements in the formula. I would definately stop adding iodine for the time being. I know very little about iodine except that it is supposed to benefit a few corals, however it can be fairly lethal to others, IMO
its best to just stay away from dosing it until you have a better grip on why you need to dose it if at all. Other than that I would bring that SG
up around 1.025 or 1.026 and give it time. Best of luck, it will get easier eventually
Here's to swimmin with bowlegged women.
Reef with 30G Sump/Fuge Combo
-30G LTAnemonarium with mated porcelain crabs, 10 sexy shrimp, and 2 pink skunks all tied into the other 135G in my system.