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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I just thought that I would share this with you all. If you are using www.aquariumwatertesting.com for occasional water testing I found this to be interesting when I saw that my salifert was reading 448ppm and there test was reading 212ppm. So I sent an email asking what was up with that...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Ok - here is my shroom on 12/30... And here it is today - what is happening to it? All of the 4 on the rock seem to be doing it... They have some white stuff on them - mostly in the center and aren't opening like before...
  3. Nano Reefs
    bought me a bottle today. was wondering if anyone else has tried this in their nano... will be dosing 2 ml every so often... not really sure how often to do it. Calcium is around 360 ppm
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a nice 54 gallon live rock, live sand, soft corals and fish tank that's done well for about 4 years. I use the two-part ESV B-ionic calcium/alkalinity buffer once a week. Very recently, there's been a seeming growth spurt in pink and purplish corraline algae, especially on the glass...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    About a week ago I had a ich outbreak in my 125 G reef tank. I have been treating the tank with no-ich and things appear to be getting better, but I have some concerns. The medication says on the bottle, no not use with other chemicals. Does that mean NO other chemicals, or just no other ich...
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  7. General Reef Discussion
    What should our calcium and alkalinity be? Just added zoas and hammer coral. Last test it was CA: 390 Alk: 2.3
  8. General classifieds
    http://www.madisonreef.com/forum/templates/subSilver/images/icon_minipost.gifPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2007 12:51 pm Post subject: Bad Newshttp://www.madisonreef.com/forum/templates/subSilver/images/lang_english/icon_quote.gif...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Okay so i have my 36" outer orbit (150hqi and 2 x 96 pc) on my 40 breeder now and I want to start sps corals. I currently use essential elements, strontium and purple-up for my calcium. The problem I heard that the purple-up isnt a good calcium supplement for sps. I want to try kalkwasser but...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I finally had some spare time so here it goes. I pulled out most of my LR. I have about 200lbs total. I didn't pull out a few that had mushrooms, anenome etc. on them that I didn't want to fight with. I wanted to read up on the LR cooking thread again when I got a chance. For now, I...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I'm trying to understand all of these things. Well, not the shoelaces... I have a pretty good grasp on those... finally. Has anyone got a good link, or a good set of links to information on these things without going into chemistry class hell? I'm looking for something well written in plain...
  12. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    What does everyone keep their ALK and calcium levels at? What is a good range to shoot for.
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 90g with a 45 refugium and I am trying to get my calcium to 400 and my DKH to 12. I have over the last week, added a lot or both, checking the next day on Salifert tests and i still seem to be stuck at 300 calc and at the highest 8 DKH. All my corals seem to be doing fine excet a...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    its falsly raises your nitrate level...........you will get a high reading eventhough your nitrate might be fine...........now might not sound like a big deal.............but if that stuff is ok then why the heck does it do that...........i talked to a few guys at the LFS i go to called that...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I've heard good things about this product called Purple Up, it's a coralline algae accelerator. It contains Super Sea Calcium and other essential elements to encourage coralline not nuisance algae to grow. I decided to give it a try and replace my Kent marine liquid calcium with this product...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I got my kalk reactor a while back and used Kent Marine Kalkwasser. I ran out and got Balls Pickling Lime. My calcium levels have been lower. Around 320 unlike 420 when I used Kalkwasser. I just increased my stir rate from every 4 hours for 2 mins. to every 4 hours for 4 minutes. I just wondered...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    The last month or so I have had a problem with my Alkalinity (was 19 dKh now down to 16) being high. PH - 8.2 Ammonia - 0 Nitrite - 0 Nitrate - 1.0 Calcium - 420 My tank specs are here: http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60112 Any suggestions?
  18. The THINK Tank
    What Should I Be Feeding My Corals ? I Am Adding Iodine, B-ionic Calcium, Strontium And Marine Snow ( I FEED MY FISH BRINE AND SPECTRUM PLUS ) Will This Suffice. I HAVE BUBBLE CORAL, OPEN BRAIN, XENIA, YELLOW STARS, FINGER LEATHER, SOME NATIVE BRAIN CORALS FROM MIAMI AND SOME SMALL TREE LIKE...
  19. The THINK Tank
    hello, can anyone give me pros and cons to phytoplankton. I've been told it is the funk.
  20. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    Well i've been having probs with my 2 favorite coral frags for a little over a month. I have seen zero polyp extension going on 43 days now. The tort has become a much lighter blue, more sky blue now. The only thing i can attribute the problems too is the addition of vinegar to my kalk. I'm...
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