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  1. General Reef Discussion
    The test kit says my alkalinity on my reef is 3 dKH and on my FOWLR is 4.4 dKH. My calcium is 450ppm on my reef. I think the kit is faulty, but Im not sure. Would my whole tank be like dead by now with an alkalinity that low? Or do you guys think the kit is bad? Im picking up a new kit in a...
  2. Nano Reefs
    Hello all, i really have NO CLUE what i'm doing or how to do it or what to get. I have read around but i am just lost. I am going to purchase a 20 gallon tank tonight. I need to know what else to buy. I'm looking to get a nano reef like this one...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone use this kit? I have a question about the instructions, step 2 it says to add 1 drop of alkalinity reagent. stir briefly. continue adding drops(count the drops) and stirring until color turns from blue to yellow. Are you suppose to count the first drop, or do you start counting the...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    What is better...Coralife or Instant Ocean Salt Mix???? Thanks!
  5. General Reef Discussion
    If you happen to use the Salifert Alk Test kit, you should be aware that a few batches of reagent have been shown to produce erroneously high alkalinity readings. The batches are: 1106-C and 1106-F I just bought a new Salifert Alk Test kit yesterday, and the reagent was batch 1106-F. I got...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am using a Seachem Magnesium and Alkalinity test kit, My Question is which do I really need to test for, Total, Borate, or Carbonate???? My test as of right now are: Calcium 400, Total Alk. 2 meg/l, and Magnesium 1400. Does this sound about right? from what I am reading I think I should...
  7. Atlanta Reef Club
    hi guys, I have a few this fir sale here, 2" heavy duty bulk head $10.00 Salifert calcium test kit used twice $5.00 Salifert alkalinity test kit used twice $5.00 Dual 55 watt PC retro fit kit (used 3 months) $35.00 Pan world pump 50 PXX (3 months new) $70<O:p</O:p 6 ft acrylic tube 4.5" OD...
  8. Large Systems
    Finally!:rotflmao: Construction Pictures: Inside the closet Niko in the closet (LOL) Ripping out the wall in the kitchen side of the closet, to extend the wall on that side: Before: Cutting: Measure twice cut..... We have...a hole. That tan wall is the closet that runs between our...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    COULD ANY ONE GIVE ME A TIP TO LOWER IT IT IS AT 250 PPM. :confused:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    ok so i am really sure that i asked this before..but i cant seem to find it and i was going to order some tests that way i dont have to travel 30 mins to the pet store to get my water tested so again... what tests to i need to get and wheres a good link to them.
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I just found a couple of snails tonight on my rock. One is nearly the size of a ladybug and the other is about a quarter the size. They're mainly black with white specks, the shell appears similar to what you'd see on land. Hopefully they're good! I now have some fairly large copepods &...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, Hopefully someone can help me with this, my system is a 75 gallon reef. Its been up and running only for about 2 weeks now, and i have been monitoring the water daily. I have a fluval 405, AquaC Remora pro, 3 powerheads, and power compact lighting set on a timer. My pH was not staying...
  13. TRT Member Blog's
    Any and all advice is welcome...criticism is encouraged. Welcome to my blog. On Wednesday, May 24th, 2006, I prepared for the move of the newly acquired tank. So, I purchased... 60lbs of Caribsea Aragonite #00790 "special grade" live reef sand. $90.00 35 Gallons of RO/SW mix. $35.00 I...
  14. Tank Specs
    65 Gallon Reef - Drilled CPR model CY194 filtration system with RVT protien skimmer. Ser #A941370 http://www.cpraquatic.com/products/cyclone.html MaxiJet 1200 power head with a Hydor Flo rotating water deflector Visa-Therm Stealth 200 submersible heater Rio 1700 Skimmer pump...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I am having a hard time with some of my test kits. My Calcium test is a Red Sea and it always comes out that my calcium levels are are above 700 ppm. I use RO water so this really doesnt seem possible to me(does the test kit just suck?). I am doing what the directions say(Oh I havent...
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