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Old 12-04-2011, 11:42 PM   #621
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Already got a pic on here. That's the one on the rock sideways. I was thinking of glueing but I'm not quite sure if it's causing that much trouble yet. I want mobility in the tank but not broken glass. I need a happy medium..
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Old 12-06-2011, 05:00 PM   #622
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I'm getting a little diatoms, Is that normal when you add a new fish?
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Old 12-06-2011, 05:05 PM   #623
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I had them and they went away, then I moved my rock around about a week ago now I have them again.
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Alright that's good. If anything it will be more food for my cuc
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Old 12-07-2011, 08:16 PM   #625
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Coralline is bursting out everywhere. It's turning my base rock a pretty light purple. But then Theres the diatoms... Im starting to hate them lol. It looks like hair algae sometimes when bubbles get caught in it but I'm sure it isnt. I checked my params and its 0 ammo 0 trite 3 trate. Should I be doing something about the nitrates? I'm sure I'll be getting that Rodi unit for Christmas because it's the only thing I asked for. Maybe I'll get lucky and get some Arnold palmers too hehehe. I've been using distilled water until then though.
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Old 12-07-2011, 09:46 PM   #626
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Coralline is bursting out everywhere. It's turning my base rock a pretty light purple. But then Theres the diatoms... Im starting to hate them lol. It looks like hair algae sometimes when bubbles get caught in it but I'm sure it isnt. I checked my params and its 0 ammo 0 trite 3 trate. Should I be doing something about the nitrates? I'm sure I'll be getting that Rodi unit for Christmas because it's the only thing I asked for. Maybe I'll get lucky and get some Arnold palmers too hehehe. I've been using distilled water until then though.
That sucks, but it will go away... How do you make distilled water..?
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Old 12-07-2011, 09:56 PM   #627
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I've been buying it from Walmart. You make it buy having a cold copper tube over boiling water and having the condensation drip into a holding container. I don't know the specifics though.
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I've been buying it from Walmart. You make it buy having a cold copper tube over boiling water and having the condensation drip into a holding container. I don't know the specifics though.
Oh, i thought you made it lol
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Old 12-11-2011, 09:23 PM   #629
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I tested my trates and it's still 2ish. I have a ton of diatoms though. My Coralline is getting crusty now so that's good. Any advice w/ the diatoms? Could it just be a phase?
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I tested my trates and it's still 2ish. I have a ton of diatoms though. My Coralline is getting crusty now so that's good. Any advice w/ the diatoms? Could it just be a phase?
Just a phase. If your using the ro/do, it will go away
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