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Old 08-11-2012, 06:24 PM   #31
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I'm not running a protein skimmer for now. Maybe later on I'll buy one. Miracle mud helps with less water changes. I havent done a water change in 3 weeks now in my 90 gallon reef. All checks have been good so far.
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Old 08-12-2012, 12:08 PM   #32
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I'm not running a protein skimmer for now. Maybe later on I'll buy one. Miracle mud helps with less water changes. I havent done a water change in 3 weeks now in my 90 gallon reef. All checks have been good so far.
Miracle Mud is not a replacement for water changes im afraid. Miracle Mud my help process nitrates, but only to an extent, also miracle mud does not process phosphates. Water changes do more than lower nitrates, even in a FOWLR. Just trying to help ya avoid trouble.

Also Miracle Mud time releases Trace elements and minerals on a constant basis. Since this is a FOWLR nothing is using these elements and minerals to any large extent, which could mean these elements will become excessive. Some of these elements will feed algae growth etc. Just something else to look out for.
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Ok then all I need is an auto top off and a decent protein skimmer so I can start adding some fish. Thanks.
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