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Old 08-22-2012, 01:05 PM   #111
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Nope, threads not dead!! I'm following too!!
Awesome, thanks!
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:01 AM   #112
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Test readings from tonight:

PH: 8.3
Ammonia: 1.0 ppm
Nitrites: 5.0 ppm
Nitrates: 5.0 ppm

Sorry if some of these posts seem really useless, i'm using this as a build journal as well.
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Old 08-26-2012, 06:30 PM   #113
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so we've been away for a few days and i come home to find diatoms on one rock (nowhere else though) and coraline starting to grow on pretty much all the rocks! woohoo!

I'm going to test my water now and see how its coming along. I'll post the results in a few
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Woo hoo!! I love the way coraline looks

I didnt know you had this thread, you probably told me lol. I just read every page! Tank is looking nice and the cycle is moving along, cant wait to see some corals in there
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Old 08-26-2012, 07:22 PM   #115
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hooked up the PhosBan reactor tonight. I'm using the NPX Bioplastics pellets so here's hoping it helps with the phosphates i have.
Biopellets are more for nitrates imo gfo is more for phosphate
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hooked up the PhosBan reactor tonight. I'm using the NPX Bioplastics pellets so here's hoping it helps with the phosphates i have.
Not saying they wont help with phosphate but if you using reactor for phosphate gfo is the way to go imo
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Old 08-27-2012, 12:32 AM   #117
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Here are the reading for tonight:
PH: 8.3
Ammonia: 0
Nitrites: 5.0 ppm
Nitrates: 20 ppm
Calcium: 460 ppm
KH: 8 dKH
Phosphates: .10
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Here are the reading for tonight:
PH: 8.3
Ammonia: 0
Nitrites: 5.0 ppm
Nitrates: 20 ppm
Calcium: 460 ppm
KH: 8 dKH
Phosphates: .10
Not bad at all. Cycle is moving right along.
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Old 08-27-2012, 12:43 AM   #119
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Woo hoo!! I love the way coraline looks

I didnt know you had this thread, you probably told me lol. I just read every page! Tank is looking nice and the cycle is moving along, cant wait to see some corals in there
Glad you found it! the cycle seems to be coming along pretty well, i just want it to hurry so i can see something moving in the tank lol.
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Not bad at all. Cycle is moving right along.
hopefully soon i can get something alive and moving in there! kinda tired of just looking at rock lol.
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