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Old 12-15-2012, 11:41 AM   #1
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pH?

It appears that I finally got my trates down but now so is my ph. what to do...help please.
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What is the pH? What are the other water parameters? What size tank? What do you keep in the tank or intend to keep in the tank?
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:57 PM   #3
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12g nano
Ph - 7.0
Alk 150
Nitrites 0
Nitrates 0
1 firefin several coral varieties
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Tank has been up since july
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What about Ca and Mg?

You alk is a bit on the low side, but not so low that I would expect it to significantly drop the pH. What kind of salt blend are you using, and what is the pH of your freshly mixed saltwater?
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My calcium is crazy low too ugh
Magnesium? I dknt have a test kit for that hmmmm

I have been adding baking soda and calcium boost in franyic to increase numbers
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Don't go too quickly. It will be worse than having it low if you adjust it too drastically in a short amount of time.
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Totally freaking out here. yesterday Ca was 320ppm. I did a pwc and it dropped down to 280 ppm ugh
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Just retested Ca up to 300 ppm but still waaay low. corals are not lookong good at all boooo
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What salt mix are you using? What is your freshly mixed sw testing at for Alk and Ca?
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