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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone please help me or at least tell me whats causing this, i have a colony of over 35 heads of hammer in my large tank, ive had it for over 2 years, its been doing great, but it started going down hill last month, its shrinking more & more every day, ive lost 3 heads & 6 more are almost...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I'm Ron. I just recently got into this hobby. I had a 30g tank about 18 years ago but things have really changed. I thought I was starting the easy way- I bought an already established setup. But I'm not sure if that was best. Because now I'm a newb with a bunch of stuff to learn about lol...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    everyone have been extremely helpful. As before you know I'm bad at keeping a good reef system. I'm starting a new "24 GALLON NANO" using my old reef water, live rock, fish etc. It has to be in the chemicals I've been told several different large reef shops. Now will see how good you really are...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    75 gallon tank. Existing tank for years. Moved 11 days ago with 50% WC, and new LS. Here are tonights test levels before my 1st 7 gallon water change... Amonia 0 Nitrate 20 Nitrite 0 PH 8.19 Calcium 400 KH 8.0 Alkalinity 2.86 Temp 84...I know I have to get it down. Salinity...unknow...waiting...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Took a water sample to the LFS this afternoon. Here are the results. Nitrate 0 Nitrite 0 Ammonia 0 PH 8.0...I was told that this should be 8.5 for corrals? Cal Carb 6...I was told that this should be 13 to 18? The recommended a 16oz bottle of Kent Marine Pro Buffer dKH. I was told to add 2...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Seems like everytime i do a water change with my top off water (distilled) it effects my alkalinity, should i buffer my top off water to get it to a good alk, i think the top off is 80mg/l but my tank water is like 200-300mg/l i think or meg/l or whatever just wondered if anyone else does...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    whats the best way to buffer your alkalinity . mine was 3.5 mil/eq but its now 2.75
  8. General Reef Discussion
    ok, this has got me all confused. i think im almost ready to get my first shroom or polyp of some sort so i think its about time that i truly understand whats going on. ive read alot of things that say something about magnisium, iodine, and other stuff. theres also calcium to test for and all...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Well the first coral is in my 40 and doesnt seem to be doing all that well. Is there something that you can see that would cause this. All levels are fine, should i be dosing some ZooPlex or something. Second one im just wondering if he looks like he is healthy. have not noticed to much...
  10. TCMAS
    See post # 17 please.
  11. Nano Reefs
    Hey guys my 20 gal nano is doing great. 5 weeks into the cycle. I used 40 lbs. live sand and 30 lbs. uncured live rock. PH is 7.4 Ammonia - 0 Nitrite - 0 Nitrate - 10. I have one damsel (and scared for his life) 6 hermies and 2 turbos. I have done 1 water change. I am also using a buffer (2...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    My 220 Gallon Reef Looks Great Except For The Layer Of Ugly Brown Crap On My Sand. I Have 230ibs Live Rock,good Uv,2 900gph Pumps,2 Canister Filters Filled With Chemi-pure That Also Help With Flow,2 Power Heads For More Flow,not An Expensive Protien Skimmer But Seems To Foam Ok,alkalinity A...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I Need Some Help, I Am Just Learning Of The Importance Of Alkalinity In My Reef Tank. I Ahve A 220 Gal Tank That Has Been Up & Running Well ( Other Than The Brown Algae In The Substrate That I Cant Seem To Get A Handle On) For About 18/mos. My Question Is What When And How Do I Buffer My Water...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi! Im dosing my tank with Kent Marine Pro Buffer dKh and I am dosing with B-ionic. But i noticed that the first part of the B ionic is an alkalinty buffer. Am i using 2 products to do the same thing? Is it OK to use these 2 together?
  15. Water Chemistry Archive
    Ok, here is what I have: Kent Coral Accel Kent Coral-Vite Kent Liquid Calcium Kent Stronium & Molybdenum Kent Tech M Kent Pro Buffer dkH DT's Live Marine Phytoplankton Here is my schedual and what I add: Wensday: Feed <>< Add Kent Pro Buffer dkH Add Coral Accel Add Coral-Vite Add Liquid...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    well just from looking at it i could tell that noone uses the classifieds...so i thought that it needed to be poasted here. if you have any questions about anything e0mail me at [email protected] i you look through this all i'm sure you can find some great deals!! :blop: Slaifert...
  17. Classified Archives
    well just from looking at it i could tell that noone uses the classifieds...so i thought that it needed to be poasted here. if you have any questions about anything e0mail me at [email protected] i you look through this all i'm sure you can find some great deals!! :blop: Slaifert...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I am having a problem with both my alkalinity and calcium levels. About a 1 1/2 months ago I tested my calcium (sea chem test kit) and it measured about 600! I double checked my test kit with the 450 calibration solution and found nothing wrong with the kit. I also checked the alk and it was...
  19. Water Chemistry Archive
    While doing my routine tank maintenance I discovered my Ca has dropped down to 230. Alkalinity was 12dKH. I've been buffering with Kent Pro Buffer dKH for the last couple of months trying to get the alkalinity up. My Ca has always been around 450. I don't even have any stonies in the tank...
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