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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I got some questions on exactly how you do wc to cause a less stress as possible. Here is how I do mine please if you do something different: 1. Fill up trash can about 15g 2. Add PH 3. Add salt till its 1.025 4. Add heater Here is what I'm not sure about but never had any problems: 5. Add...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a Gen-X CO2 regulator by pacific coast imports. It has a solenoid and a needle from MRC http://www.myreefcreations.com/caaccessories.htm at the bottom of the page. Currently the regulator is putting out an output pressure of 25. That is just a touch higher than I want. There isn't any big...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Is this a decent test kit? http://www.marinedepot.com/ps_ViewItem~idProduct~HG17860.html I had an ammonia test kit but as I was testing tonight I was squeezing the 11 drops of regement 1 in and the top popped off and it dumped all over :mad: Anyway so now I need to order a new test kit, and...
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    FOR SALE – COMPLETE 125 GALLON REEF SETUP - $2250 PICKUP ONLY – Stewartstown, PA17363 Familiar story, I’m downsizing to a smaller freshwater tank due to $$$$. So I’m selling my 125 gallon reef tank ‘as-is’, pickup only. I’ve got no desire to sell individual components, so it’s a package deal...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    OK so here is the deal I have various sps that I was given in July of this year that have been growing well and showing great color and pe ect. up until about a week or so ago. I noticed the color going MUCH lighter. I have seen RTN - boy that happens quick, and i am hoping that this is not...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have a friend that has been having problems with his tank he has a 150 and a 75 his alk has been 15dkh for the last few weeks and calcium of 450ish...I just tested for him using Salifert....what can he do to bring this alk down to 8-9 dkh???? I guess iv'e never seen high alk without a low...
  7. Margaritaville
    Good Morning All!:wavey: It's the beginning of my 12 day week:cry:
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Whats a good alk and cal. test kit to buy these days?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I noticed about a month ago I was loosing PE? so I did a check of my calcium and noticed it around 350 and my alk was stable at 8dkh...keep in mind I have had a reactor for about 6 months now(never adding calcium to the tank relying on the reactor) I know dumb on my part...but would this...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I need to get another test kit. which is the most perffered kit? I droped my kit and everything went all over the floor. i want to make sure that the new one is the best of the best.
  11. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I know I am not part of this club anymore but here is some info that might be useful. BTW we have batch 1106-c which I said was 2-3 points high. http://thereeftank.com/forums/showthread.php?t=104761
  12. General Reef Discussion
    If you happen to use the Salifert Alk Test kit, you should be aware that a few batches of reagent have been shown to produce erroneously high alkalinity readings. The batches are: 1106-C and 1106-F I just bought a new Salifert Alk Test kit yesterday, and the reagent was batch 1106-F. I got...
  13. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Can anybody recommend a test kit? Are there ones better than others or do they all test for the same stuff?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    i had one acro colony that i lost, i believe it was a bad investment from the beginning, another that i got, it was very purple, it browned pretty quick in my system. then i upgraded my flow to 2 seio 1100's, i had one of them blasting straight into a couple colonies, and it seems to...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, OK Here is my test results. What should I do? Salifert Nitrate test = 60ppm Dipstick Nitrate = Okay Range (20ppm) Aquarium Pharm. = 0ppm, such a strong Yellow i would think i had negative ppm. What test to I believe?? This is in a BC 29, I have removed my Bio Balls for a...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone I've been doing 6 gallon water changes each day over the past few day as instructed. Here are the new results. Do I need to continue with the water changes or let it ride? Ph = 8.4 Nitrate = 20 or less calcium = 500 Alk = I'm not sure how to read the Salifert alk test the syringe...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! I just received my Salifert alk test kit today. For the life of me I can't understand the instructions. I do fine until I get to the part where you put the drops in the vile until it turns green. Then I'm spouse to turn the sering upside down and read it then KH in dKH =(1- reading...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    my calcium dropped after my last water change to 295 I do a 2 part additive daily and drip kalkwesser I do 30 gallons a week change on a 210 gallon tank...total 330 with refuge and sump....But the last change was a different salt it wasn't the reef salt like I usually use(seachem reef...
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