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Old 12-31-2008, 03:52 PM   #91
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4ppm is much better. I suspect your 8ppm results were bogus. Based on this I'd say you're probably fine.
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Old 12-31-2008, 05:14 PM   #92
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I think I might I found my biggest section of where my amonia was coming from. I decided to take the big sponge thing that conects to the inlet of the pump out of my sump and there was alot of trash in and under it. I guess the whole time its jsut been collecting there and building up. So I have just removed it for now.
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:19 PM   #93
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Looks like my amonia has finially came down looks like its about 2 now. Having someone to come check out that knows a little more about it to come just look at it today for a 2nd opinion on everyhting
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:49 PM   #94
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If your ammonia is starting to drop, shortly you should start to see nitrItes.
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I have already been seeing nitrites at 1
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Old 01-02-2009, 06:33 PM   #96
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Well even better then, you're further along then I thought.
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Old 01-02-2009, 11:25 PM   #97
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Looks Like my amonia has drop down some more may be on my way for sure now : ) Im thinking about turning my middle section to a refugium can a normal like bulb work for that?
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Old 01-02-2009, 11:28 PM   #98
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any bulb pretty much is okay for that. I think you'll have better results with a K rating near 5000
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Old 01-03-2009, 05:58 PM   #99
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Looks Like Diatoms are showing up now. And also the red light at night really works to see whats living inside the LR I was like wow. Also the guy that came over and looked at my tank here are a few things he did.
1st thing he did was completely take off the glass covers.
2nd said my sump was little on the fast side and I will need to get a valve on the return pump.
3rd said my lights will need to be changed ever 6 months.
4th re-pointed my power heads.
5th told me to make my middle a refugium.
6th Told me I should change from Instant Ocean Salt Mix
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