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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! I have been battling with nitrates for a very long time. I believe this accounted for the deaths of my SPS and clams. I tried chaeto/vodka dosing/feeding less/and other methods and it never brought my nitrates down 80ppm (API) and 50mg/l (Sera). So yesterday I finally...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys I'm having trouble getting my nitrates down to at least 10ppm, as of now they are around 20ppm. Right now I do weekly 20% water changes and prior to them I use a turkey baster and blow off all of my live rock and let it settle to be sucked up with the water changes, then I stir up my...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have been dosing pickling lime in my top off water. Has gotten calcium levels where i want them, but ph is up to 8.6 and nitrates are up to 20. I am addressing the nitrates, but how do I manage the ph downward? 90 gallon fowlr display with 40 gallon sump/refugium.
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