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Old 01/09/2011, 02:56 PM   #101
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Right now I run 2 250w Radiums with 2 ATI blue+, 2 ATI aquablue special and 2 VHO super actinic I think its over kill. I want to run something much more simple.


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Old 01/09/2011, 03:14 PM   #102
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Right now I run 2 250w Radiums with 2 ATI blue+, 2 ATI aquablue special and 2 VHO super actinic I think its over kill. I want to run something much more simple.
WOW, ya I think that is a little overkill on the supplement are. am sure you can getaway with just 2 T5's with ATI Blue+. What kelvin are your MH?


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Old 01/09/2011, 07:14 PM   #103
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They are 20K's. Can I ask what your fish list is?


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Old 01/09/2011, 07:33 PM   #104
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They are 20K's. Can I ask what your fish list is?
sure; 1 yellow tang, 2 blue tang, 2 clown fish, 3 wrasse, 1 dottyback & 6 anthias.


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Old 01/09/2011, 07:49 PM   #105
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WOW very simple, I love it! cant wait for more pics.


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Old 01/12/2011, 09:34 PM   #106
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Here is my first photo of 2011.





I got home today and the first thing that greeted me was the tank that has OD in Alkalinity am going to say about 1/2 to 3/4 of a gallon. Unfortunately I don't have anyone else to blame but me. I was adjusting the setting on the timer for the dosing unit yesterday and I forgot to set an end point for one of the setpoints.

the Hanna Digital displayed 214 (11.96 DKH) to most people this is somewhat borderline in my case when my reading is typically at the 130 range (7.25 DKH) this is a big jump. The first reaction is I got to do some water change which I will be doing momentarily, after I had a chance to take it all in I remembered high ALK = low CAL so i've been dosing CAL slowly. My calcium yesterday night was at 440ppm and after the initial test was taken it was a measly 240ppm.

As it stand the only visible casualty so far is my sixline wrasse, and possibly an orange and a blue linkia starfish. As per my SPS from what I can see they still have there normal polyp extension.

Anyways got to run a do a quick water change hopefully to stabilize the system.


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Old 01/13/2011, 08:03 AM   #107
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sorry to hear that! hope it'll recover soon...


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Old 01/13/2011, 09:24 AM   #108
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whoa, fingers crossed that all gets back to normal


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Old 01/13/2011, 05:43 PM   #109
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From the looks of that first pics.. It looks like it could have been ALOT worse. Hope everything pulls through.


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Old 01/13/2011, 06:28 PM   #110
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Dang dude that sucks, hope everything works out. That tank is sick


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Old 01/14/2011, 01:35 AM   #111
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I hope it all gets back to normal soon! Good luck.


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Old 01/14/2011, 02:54 PM   #112
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thanks for the support folks.


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Old 01/30/2011, 09:39 PM   #113
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Here are a few photos taken today, am just hoping that the system will stay status quo after 1/2 gallon of alkalinity was dosed in the system within 3 hours about 2 weeks ago.














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Old 01/31/2011, 04:51 AM   #114
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it seems they've recovered and the colours are great.


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Old 01/31/2011, 08:27 AM   #115
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Wow....I cant beleive you had that kind of overdose of ALK and it seems your SPS barely hiccuped. A true testament to how healthy they must have been to begin with.

Beatiful pictures. Hopefully one day I will get the chance to see it in person.


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Old 02/01/2011, 06:28 PM   #116
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it seems they've recovered and the colours are great.
Thanks deniz! am hoping that is stays this way!

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Beatiful pictures. Hopefully one day I will get the chance to see it in person.
Thanks Darryl! and dont forget a little bit of luck!

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Old 02/01/2011, 08:58 PM   #117
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Old 02/03/2011, 10:19 PM   #118
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Just a few full tank progression shots.

August 17th, 2009



September 3rd, 2009



February 27th, 2010





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Old 02/03/2011, 10:33 PM   #119
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Old 02/04/2011, 01:19 AM   #120
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Do you run a dsb and grow cheato. Is this the first time you used the NP pellets? Can you tell me you review on the NP pellets? Your tank still looking awsome even after the overdose.


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Old 02/04/2011, 07:05 AM   #121
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Stunning tank and inspiring pics!


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Old 02/04/2011, 03:29 PM   #122
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Do you run a dsb and grow cheato. Is this the first time you used the NP pellets? Can you tell me you review on the NP pellets? Your tank still looking awsome even after the overdose.
Thanks zaheda!!!

No I do not have DSB. I do have something similar to a cheato in one part of the sump/refugium. Pellets are fairly new, I've started using them around June/July 2010 prior to that I was dosing dosing vodka daily. my 2 cents on NP pellets are they are a nice substitute to me dosing vodka on a daily basis, as per direct affects on the corals I cant really comment as I dont have a valid comparison.

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Old 02/26/2011, 08:55 AM   #123
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Corals are looking better than ever! Glad everything worked out. Incredible tank! Scared me there for a sec..


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Old 02/26/2011, 03:54 PM   #124
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hey first off i just read all of this thread and your tank is incredible. i love everything about it, from the aquascape to the corals you have, great job. i see you got the tank from miracles i am in the process of finishing my basement and i was just talking to my fiance and was saying that when it is done i was going to get a peninsula from miracles and i hope you dont mind but your tank will definitly be my inspiration. keep up the great work thanks jeff


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Old 02/26/2011, 09:07 PM   #125
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