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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, my water alk 8.3, Cal. 490. I think alk a little low and cal are high. I am using Bulk reef supply alk and cal supplement. I dose them same amount for both alk and cal. Can I lower the cal to keep the cal down or not. I hear people said that you much dose them same amount for them to balance...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Alright, I'm fairly certain I have this in the right place, please correct me if I'm wrong and thanks for your help in advance. The issue: While setting up my 29cube (post cycle) I, without using my brain, dosed with the red sea reef foundation supplement kit. The result: Since there are few...
  3. Reefing Equipment
    I have taken off my HOB filter, a suggested by most people. But now I am noticing more particles in the water, and less overall clarity. Could I use a HOT magnum filter with a micron filter? Either that or a hang on back filter with a polishing pad. I miss my clear water.:help:
  4. Reefing Equipment
    I purchased an ro/di unit. But i have used tap water on my existing reef tank. What is the best way to transistion to r/o water. My corals are not in too bad of shape but I do have a lot of algae issues.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    hello guys, i have been having a problem with PH its always either low or too high and that is because i am new to the hobby and when i add RODI i dont know how much buffer to add per gallon so i asked the guys at the LFS and they say "oh a pinch is fine" but my PH fluctuates so much. i would...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello TRT! My 28 gallon JBJ Nano Cube is a year old and I purchased a professional water test from AWT online. Below are the results. There seem to be a couple of issues and I wanted to get some input on how to deal with them. My initial thought is to perform a WC. I am not dosing anything...
  7. The THINK Tank
    Okay so here is my situation hope Im in the right section. I have a alk level of 3.31-3.43 meq/l. And my calcium is 365-385ppm. I think my alk is high and my calc is low. Ive been using b ionic two part system, Ive tried adding less alk(part 1) and more calc(part 2) along with water changes...
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