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Old 01-24-2013, 12:59 PM   #1
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Need Help Please!!! Coarl look terrible

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I have been taking care of a tank for friends, but the coral look terrible and the fish seem dopey.. the water has been a little cloudy.

I think a filter or pump is not working below the tank.
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:16 PM   #2
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Not sure but a few of those outlets look like they need to be addresses. I'd tell your friend to change them to GFI's. it also looks like there becoming corroded
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I feel like the first picture whatever that device is is all the little things in it are supposed to be moving around.
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:26 PM   #4
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the flat coral is supposed to be green.
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:52 PM   #5
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It should be. I believe one is a skimmer and one is a reactor. Can you call your friend? What's the temp? Do you know who to test parameters?

I'd like to help and hopefully more members will chime in but it's kind of hard if your babysitting a friends tank and your not sure what's what... Or what should be on or off. Not your fault at all. Just saying...
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the temperature is around 78F I do not know how to test parameters.

Tried e-mailing and calling. Can't get in touch.

How is the reactor supposed to work?

thanks for taking a look!
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Is water flowing threw everything?
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Water is flowing through everything.

I was able to contact my friends and do a water change...will need to do another one later.

Definitely have lost some coral... they are white. Need to go out and get some active carbon something..

the reactor piece is plugged or not working for some reason.


Usually this is so easy haha. now stressful.
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Water is flowing through everything.

I was able to contact my friends and do a water change...will need to do another one later.

Definitely have lost some coral... they are white. Need to go out and get some active carbon something..

the reactor piece is plugged or not working for some reason.

Usually this is so easy haha. now stressful.
Man your buddy gave you the shaft lol. Hope your getting paid for this
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yes paid. usually fairly well... bar fridge won't be as full when they get back either. haha

some of the fish are starting to come out of where ever they were hiding.

I actually feel terrible about this though... not much I could do.
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