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Old 02-21-2014, 09:10 PM   #61
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Had a TON of micro bubbles because te return was shooting into the "sump" area Slowed the return just slightly and moved the intake to the right of the bubble trap wall thingy
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:47 PM   #62
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Old 02-22-2014, 04:02 PM   #63
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Old 02-22-2014, 04:10 PM   #64
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Officially week 8.
Water test to follow
All corals ( buttons and mushroom)
Are opening an growing (mushroom noticibly) coraline I spreading
Took a razor to thick algea around base of glass/sand bed
Current stock is
2 clowns ocellaris
1 dwarf flame angel
1 emerald crab
7 small hermit crabs
2naasssasaaaassassaarius snails
1 electric flame scallop
1 small frag of zoos radioactive dragon eyes
1small mushroom
Those last three I target feed daily
Reef Nutrition oyster feast
Going to supplement with phyto feast

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Old 02-22-2014, 04:18 PM   #65
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I'll have to redo PH. I dropped and shattered the test tube.
Everything is within reasonable limits.
Clean water=happy aquarium
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Salinity 1.026-1.027. Riiiiiight intbetween those two lines.
(I got a refractometer finally)
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Old 02-22-2014, 10:02 PM   #67
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Temp is 78-79 degrees
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Old 02-26-2014, 10:28 PM   #68
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Day 5 week 8. Added two turbo snails to help out with the algea film on the glass. They seem to love it!

Considering replacing 50/50 bulb with a 10k. To help the zoo grow. Any comments or suggestions on that?
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Why did you take a bulb out? You will need all the light you can get if you want the corals to live.
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Old 03-01-2014, 05:54 PM   #70
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Yeah I put it back in. It needs to be replaced though. It's the light that came with the tank so there's no telling how old it is
Week 9! Nothing has died yet! #winning
Snails are enjoying the film haha
Did a 5 gallon water change...
Everything is near zero nitrates were 5-10 ppm before the change. I'll do another 5 next weekend
I think that will be my on going schedule just change out 5 a week. I'm not great at math but I think that's a weekly 14% WC.
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