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Old 10-23-2014, 11:02 PM   #71
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Im also running my lights on this schedule

Blues on 10am-11pm
Whites 12pm-9pm

Too much? Thinking of adding 2 hours to the whites so they would be at 11am-10pm. Any ideas?


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I wouldn't have my photoperiod longer than 10 hours. So a 10-10 and then have the blues come on and do 11-9.
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10-10 and 11-9?? For what colors?


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Old 10-24-2014, 11:45 AM   #74
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Old 10-24-2014, 12:59 PM   #75
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So blue from 10-10 and whites from 11-9?


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Correct.


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Old 10-24-2014, 02:31 PM   #77
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I'm asking because if you had a water quality issue, you would probably see it with the anemone. Splitting is a sign of stress, so take that into consideration. It's generally not a good sign. That it's retained color and is getting larger is a good sign though. Maybe the initial change from the store to your tank created the stress.
I have read that there is really no evidence that the water quality is bad when a nem splits, there is a lot of different opinions on that but no hard factual proof. Some say its good some say it's bad. When I started doing my own w/c making my own t
Ro/di my tds was 0ppm and I was using red sea pro salts, my Ben split into 3 and about two weeks later I noticed all my corals taking off and starting to do much better so I'm confused about this to be honest.

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just because you perform water changes with rodi and a good salt doesnt ensure good water quality or that there was not an equal stressor.


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I've heard that you can get ammonia if it's present in your tap but what other things can get through your rodi to cause poor water quality?

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well just because your doing water changes, it doesn't mean you have no nitrates or anything. you could still have tonnes but not be changing enough, understand?


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