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Old 06-14-2014, 07:14 PM   #161
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I just use drip irrigation nozzles or whatever they are called. Works perfect.
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Old 06-15-2014, 04:41 PM   #162
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Testing day.
Yeah I got some tubing and nozzles
For this stuff.
Seems to be working ok!
Nitrates are still fighting me!!!
I've been feeding a lot though. I'll have to slow down
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Old 06-15-2014, 04:43 PM   #163
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Also figure out what's chewing up the KH so fast! Click image for larger version

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Small patches of coraline are spreading across te rocks! Mixed emotions. This means some point I'll have to dip my pumps
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:20 AM   #164
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Also figure out what's chewing up the KH so fast! Small patches of coraline are spreading across te rocks! Mixed emotions. This means some point I'll have to dip my pumps
You mean vinegar bath?
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Old 06-16-2014, 11:54 AM   #165
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Small patches of coraline are spreading across te rocks! Mixed emotions. This means some point I'll have to dip my pumps
I don't think such small patches are the cause for large swings in alk. It would have to be growing and spreading so quickly, it'd be all over your tank in under a month.
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Most of the rocks have a good light pink/purple coating. I feared cyano so I tried I scrub it off to test. It's coraline all right
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I need to remove nitrates...
I've added extra nitrate media and done 3 water changes this week.
5 gallons each. The tank is a total of 34
Roughly 12%
It's came down slightly 1-2ppm
But it's still right around 4-5 ppm
I'd like lower. It makes me uncomfortable.
I've all but stopped feeding for the week
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:41 PM   #168
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How are your softies doing with the higher nutrients?
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Old 06-20-2014, 05:01 AM   #169
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The soft corals really don't even seem to notice !
I did yet another 5 gallon wc
Got a phosphate test
It's the nutrifin test. (Hagen)
I hate it lol.
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Are they doing better?
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