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Old 01-12-2013, 09:40 PM   #91
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My brother has seen similar results with vitamin C tablets. I'm interested in hearing about the amino acid. Definitely following and thanks for sharing.
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Well, after two days, nothing good or bad happened. Corals look great, no algae bloom or anything noticeable. $30 bottle of distilled water? Guess time will tell if coral growth is increased.
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Three weeks in. Can't tell any difference since adding amino acids.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:31 PM   #94
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Still looking like expensive top off water I see. Do you know other reef keepers who report actual improvements with amino acids?
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Old 02-03-2013, 06:02 PM   #95
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My observations are really subjective because I had no control sample for comparison. All the coral grew and seemed fine before and after. But there was no obvious change in color or growth speed. So yes, expensive top off water.
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Old 02-03-2013, 07:57 PM   #96
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Ouch. We've all been there. At least it didn't turn out bad. My brother tried a reef specific vitamin C additive that had a buffer mixed into it and it turned most of the sand in his sump into concrete. Literally. He even kept some of it just to show. It would take a hammer to break it apart. Happened in just 6 weeks.
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Old 02-09-2013, 09:05 PM   #97
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As always,...beautiful !!!
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Fair amount of work, but worth it. I love watching the corals grow (slowly) and the antics from the fish.
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I really like the wild look vs the well manicured look,...it kind of looks like a picture from a snorkeling trip..... How long have you had that monti ? Also as discussed many times with you,.the mushrooms are crazy!!!!
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