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Old 04-03-2006, 10:10 PM   #31
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I still believe this is because your tank is still estbalishing itself. Again, cut the lights. All 64w bulbs on 8 hours max right now you are running 12 hours total. I do not think the moonlights matter. I do not use them so someone else can comment.


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Old 04-03-2006, 10:25 PM   #32
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Yes, cut that light cycle down to 8 hours max for now. The moon lights I assume are blue LED, probably 1w. They are not actinic, just blue. They won't cause any algae growth, but neither will they inhibit it.

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Ok, my skilter skimmer SUCKS. It skims sooo slow and releases tons and tons of micro bubbles into the tank. Im thinking of upgrading my skimmer to a better one this weekend. Any suggestion on an ideal skimmer for a 29G? Thanks

I've reduced my light cycle to 6hrs/day temporary to get rid of the algae and it seems to be working.

My yellow leather coral got a big tear . I think it was my emerald crab b/c when i picked up the coral to inspect it, the crab was underneath the coral. Should i return him?

My water is still cloudy with lots of particles floating around for some reason. I'll do some more WC this weekend i guess.

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