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neiltus
08/12/2016, 09:14 AM
Setting up a new reefer 350 and have 75# of Pukani coming!!!!

GXPKY
08/12/2016, 04:00 PM
Sweet, post us a bunch of pics when it comes in!

-Dennis

neiltus
08/13/2016, 06:59 PM
Richard came through...excellent guy to deal with, more comments on build thread...

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2592260

neiltus
08/14/2016, 10:33 AM
Did some baseline water tests using new Salifert kits this morning.

Temp = 76-77.8
PH = 7.93 via calibrated apex
KH = 8 dkh
NH4 = 0
NO2 = .1
NO3 = 10
PO4 = .5

Questions -

1) Is it possible that the tank has cycled, but will see an additional NH4 spike (most likely) as stuff dies off?

2) Water change necessary today because of NO3 and PO4? Or am I 'chasing' keeping alive stuff that should die off and prolonging the cycle in question 1?

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l531/neiltus/aquarium/583EDB58-FCC6-4C01-9190-2A8246EF9E98_zpsvdulamkb.jpg

liverock
08/14/2016, 11:31 AM
Your rock just went into the tank yesterday....way to early to be chasing numbers....the only thing you need to check is the ammonia.....no need to waste test kits for a couple of weeks....and pretty sure you won't get much ammonia....nobody ever does....real live rock shipped underwater makes all the difference!

sea ya
Richard TBS
www.tbsaltwater.com

neiltus
08/19/2016, 12:25 AM
What types of Goby's are successful pairs with the larger pistol shrimp that could show up o your rock? i have one the size of a pinkie....what type do you think would pair 'easier'??