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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I 'm fairly new and know it's best not to chase numbers but I have one question. My PH normally runs low 7.8-7.9. I have a Milwaukee ph monitor and check the calibration regularly. My alk runs 8.9 -9.4. I tried dosing with kalk. When i do my ph will actually get up to about 8.2 but my alk also...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I've consistantly had a slightly low pH than I prefer. It has sat at 7.8 since the start up. I did check it one night and it was a 8.0. I understand that tanks do have pH swings but I thought the pH would drop at night. besides that one time of me seeing it an 8.0, it's always been a 7.8. The...
  3. The THINK Tank
    I have a 55 gallon setup, and I am experiencing problems with the ph. I had a fish in my tank that decided to become agressive. This flame tail blenny bit, and attacked a tang in my tank so I dosed a ich medication, and removed the blenny. I also treated all food going into the tank with garlic...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    hello, i seem to be having an issue iether understanding or getting my perameters just right, i have a 28g nano reef, PH 7.9(at night) KH 8.9, MG 1350 and Calcium 460 i have 3 inches of LS. 36lbs of puka something LR. hairy mushroom, frogspawn, whisker coral, and a large piece of green...
  5. SPS Coral Forum
    I just checked my PH this morning and found that it was between 8.0 and 8.1. What should i do?? Can this have a huge affect on my corals and inhabitants in my tank?? I thought that with crushed coral and LR in my tank that would act as a buffer and keep the PH at 8.3 or 8.4. What could be...
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