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  1. General Reef Discussion
    My tank is 9 months old and I have various corals. I've had no growth on any excepy red shrooms. Lately 2 lps frags are looking bad and showing some skeleton. Duncan and hammer dont really open as much as they should, and glass is getting green algae every day. I have a small amount of chaeto...
  2. Tank Specs
    Hey everyone. I'm new as you can see. I've started a new 60 gal salt aquarium. Using 20 lb lace rock, 5 lb live, Fluval 305 canister filter, crushed coral and live sand substrate and a heater of course. Oh and I used tap water to fill. My seller indicated that I should start out with live fish...
  3. The THINK Tank
    So heres a question for the experts. First of all I understand the basics of a DSB ( phosphate absorption, homes for critters, etc.). And thats where my question comes from, if a DSB is constantly absorbing phosphates then wouldn't vacuuming it with a syphon cause a phosphate storm in the tank...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 90 gallon reef tank. Multiple water changes. Phosphate stuck on 8ppm. I have a boyd phosphate removal bag in the tank. (iron sulphate) no change, 4 weeks. Any ideas?
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