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Old 06/16/2017, 03:21 PM   #101
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Old 06/16/2017, 03:22 PM   #102
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Have you check for total chlorine? That's indication of chloramine in water.


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I have strips and they both shows 0

I am using 5 stage RODI filter and check water before I used it.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:24 PM   #103
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I don't have any good one, but I will make more detailed once I get home





Is that a current picture or before the stuff died. If that current tank doesn't look bad

Also what lights you use and strength duration.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:25 PM   #104
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5 stages don't actually get chloramine. I learned that the hard way. Added the chloramine monster and everything is dandy.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:26 PM   #105
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Old 06/16/2017, 03:27 PM   #106
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He is on Long Island they use chlorine not chloramine


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:28 PM   #107
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Old 06/16/2017, 03:31 PM   #108
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Where on Long Island are you from


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I was in Bethpage but recently moved to Hauppauge.

This is a new tank, I will make close up pictures of dying corals for you.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:32 PM   #109
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I am in kings park.

How often you do water changes and how and what do you dose with


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:35 PM   #110
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Corals started to dye from the bottom up. SPS would stay closed and then just get covered in algae. Mushrooms stay small, usually they 3 times bigger. LPS just started to separate from a skeleton. Tissue would look normal tho. I have two anemones and they don't get effected at all. I had 3 different torches and they all got effected. Now it's hammerhead. Same problem, separating from a skeleton.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:36 PM   #111
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I am in kings park.

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Old 06/16/2017, 03:38 PM   #112
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I really think it's your nitrates. I had high nitrates and same things happened in my tank before I upgraded to ny 265 Could also be alk swings. Not sure how you dose or how often you test
New tank wouldn't cure everything. You used new sand right. Also what king if protein skimmer you have


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:54 PM   #113
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Before I was doing 20 gal once a month or once in two weeks. With this tank I didn't do any yet. I dose only Ca and Alk +NoPox some times. Right now I am not dosing NOpox.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:56 PM   #114
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I really think it's your nitrates. I had high nitrates and same things happened in my tank before I upgraded to ny 265 Could also be alk swings. Not sure how you dose or how often you test
New tank wouldn't cure everything. You used new sand right. Also what king if protein skimmer you have


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I have only 2 ppm NO3 right now. I dosed a little yesterday. I test almost every day.
Skimmer is Eshops right now. I replaced my Octopus because that one was leaching some current.


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:57 PM   #115
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Whst is your alk cal and mg


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Old 06/16/2017, 03:58 PM   #116
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Old 06/16/2017, 04:02 PM   #117
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20 gallons once a month on 225 gallons isn't much. You might want to increase that to once a week. Also I don't like nopox Ny friend used it and all his clams died. He had those clams for 2 years. All his sps died but the clams made it though. He started dosing nopox and his hammer and scoly and clams died


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Old 06/16/2017, 04:05 PM   #118
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Ca - 430 ppm
Alk - 9 dkh

Dosing BRS two part SODIUM BICARBONATE (before was using Soda Ash but since I have high PH i changed) and CALCIUM CHLORIDE


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Old 06/16/2017, 04:07 PM   #119
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You don't have high ph. Your ph looks good to me
Are you sure your testing right. Have you ever had anyone double check your testing.


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Old 06/16/2017, 04:08 PM   #120
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20 gallons once a month on 225 gallons isn't much. You might want to increase that to once a week. Also I don't like nopox Ny friend used it and all his clams died. He had those clams for 2 years. All his sps died but the clams made it though. He started dosing nopox and his hammer and scoly and clams died


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I was actually thinking of that. Because all this started to happen when I put NoPox on a schedule with a doser. Before I was dosing manually couple times a week and had no problems.


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You don't have high ph. Your ph looks good to me
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I had my PH at 8.5 last month. So I had to turn the skimmer off. Skimmer rises my PH because of aeration.

I have two different probes and Seneye controller showing the same numbers.


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My current tank has ran .10 with phosphates and anywhere from 5ppm to 25 ppm with nitrates and my tank is growing sps but I wouldn't advise people to aim for those levels.




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Old 06/16/2017, 04:13 PM   #123
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This is my PH chart in May




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I had my PH at 8.5 last month. So I had to turn the skimmer off. Skimmer rises my PH because of aeration.



I have two different probes and Seneye controller showing the same numbers.


Never heard of people turning off skimmers because ph was too high. I wouldn't make any change to my tank unless my tank starts dying. If everything is living and growing don't chase numbers.


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Old 06/16/2017, 04:14 PM   #125
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This is my PH chart in May



Not too bad. But when was the last time you calibrated your ph probe. Should be done once a month with ph 7 and ph 10 solutions


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