well i cant seem to get the hang of this salt water tank i have been in it for a year now and all my fish die except for my clown and he has lived since i first got the tank.
i can never keep my ph
to stay at 8.2 and as much as i change my water i can never get my nitrates to go down to 0ppm ammo, and nitrites are fine they at 0ppm! my fish keep getting stressed out and they get sick and die! i have tryed copper! and i just added a protine skimmer a few weeks ago.
about my tank!
55 gallon saltwater
2.5 inchs of crushed coral
40 pounds of rock not live rock
power head just 1 should i have 2?
xp2 filter rated for 75 gallons (what filter is the best in you mind?)
seaclone 100 protine skimmer
i have no sump is that a must too? whats it for?
and i think i am feeding all wrong! how and how much do i feed?
if you could help please do so?
not going to give i just spend more money on fish!