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    hello guys. i have a 180g reef tank with a 75 g sump. I've been having nitrates issues for a little while now,running at 5.0 ppm using api and now out of no where they have jumped to 20ppm!!! i have been doing water changes in 30 gallons increments. i recently did 3 water changes in a week...
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    My first post. Started cycling my 150 gallon tank Apr 25. Bought a couple of pieces of live rock waited a few days and decided to go ahead and put 150 pounds of Fiji premium live rock in on May 2. Ammonia, Nitrite and Nitrate shot through the ceiling because of the die-off.(Ammonia 8 ppm...
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    Omg so I don't know what to do so I checked my nitrate on Monday and it wasat 5.0 I did a test to do I am at 160 there is nothing but live rock in my tank and a molly I have done nothing new to my tank how do I get this fixed quickly I just ordered fish and they will be here by 4 is there...
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    We just purchased a business and acquired two 75 gallon saltwater tanks. When we first took over July 2012 Tank A had a around 1/3 or so of live rock, no coral, crushed coral for medium. The tank had a aqua c remora skimmer and one powerhead on the side and two flourescent ballast just basic...
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    HI every one can any one help me?please i always have nitrate problem and its level is almost more than 50ppm but fortunately i have just fish and even after weakly water change(%20) i see no change in nitrate level but my other parameters are good. nitrite=0 ammonia=0 ph=8.3 salinity=1.020 i...
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