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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Help requested as I'm new to this... I think I have all relevant data for help. More information is available from the links in my sig line below. This is such a knowledgeable board I'm hoping for some direction. Last water tests are... 1.026 SG (refractometer) 80 degrees pH 7.8 (tested after...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Guys, My PH tends to stay at 8.2 day and night (got a lit sump with macro's), but i am trying to raise it to 8.4 (got some issues with a dinoflagellate bloom). I have started dripping Kalk at a rate of 1 drip per second and have been doing this for about a week. My question is how long will...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    OK, so i tested everything before work this morning and ammonia/nitrite/nitrate are finally zeroed out, BUT, my pH has dropped to 8.0. I know i'm supposed to be 8.2 - 8.4. Is this a natural part of the cycle that will climb back up on its own over time or do I need to get my hands wet and...
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