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And what if I didn't bleach it?
Would it just smell...?
Hey everyone. I'm (Temporarily?) taking down my 150G Reef.
I gave away all my fish, and sold off all the coral, so all I'm left with is LR.
Another power head?
Hmmmm, I already hate the ones that are in there...
Too bulky, the wires, etc.
I guess it couldn't hurt to have one just on the...
I'm afraid that the File will eat the snails.
I'm going to try to suck some out tomorrow, and put like 15G of new SW in.
I have 2 of the bigger...
I always thought cyano was Red
So, just lowering phosphates/nitrates and water changes then?
Anyone know diatoms or cyano?
I just changed out a Aquablue Special for an ATI Purple.
It was too white.
So I have
54W Aquablue Special
54W Aquablue Special
File just ate some mysis in the tank. Yes...
Here's the brown stuff in the sand.
I'll grab a photo. I've dealt with Cyano before, I don't think it's that.
It's not red at all.
I know the diatoms in the sand and stuff is normal, but it's just so annoying. All I want is white sand...
Looks like someone shook cinnamon on...
He's not really in a posing mood, but here he is.
Well the numbers today were all normal, an then the StartSmart was a "Just in case" measure.
The File was eating music at the store, so hopefully...
I think the first test was actually wrong...
I took another sample in today, since all my test kits are expired, and it came out
I also already have that nice gross tan/brown diatom-dusting on my brand new sand.
My water testing didn't go so great...
Ammonia - .25
Nitrite - .5
Nitrate - 20
Phosphates - .5
I'm not exactly sure how the store tested the...
That's what it looked like once I put flow into it.
Not sure why it happened, they should've been fine IMO
I aimed the PH at it, lightly, and all this junk blew off.
But it almost seemed like it was blowing it apart...
My layman's opinion is, "Doesn't...
Oh, I forgot about the P.Hs
Let me aim them down towards them...
I'm running carbon, yes, and my Reef Octo Skimmer
So here's the corals.
Again, they were in tank water, with the LR and a heater and power-heads for maybe 18 hours or so.
Then back into the tank,...
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