90gal Tank Crash

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  1. scottmwoods

    scottmwoods Spaghetti Worm

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    that sounds better...are you using a buffer ..or is this a natural increase ?
     
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    scottmwoods Spaghetti Worm

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    I looked at the pics online and I think they are right about it. The 3 dead clowns did look like the pics. The black clown has it to. Just not as bad yet.
    I put them in the bio cube with salt 1.012 that was the closest I could get to 1.009 that the web recommend.
     
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    Natural increase for the ph
     
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    also, your substrate looks pretty rough.. if that is crushed coral than you should probably get rid of that. TBH to me it sounds as if a restart is in need. you have enough tanks to keep the livestock lave until it would be ready. It sounds like your having quite a few problems.
     
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    yes like evolved said you do have quite a load of livestock, more than a 90 gallon should really have. if you lower your bioload things should fix themselves really.
     
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    idk, that's a long time to keep 3 tangs in a 45g... I would personally get everything i could out with the exception of the tangs. If things continue to go down hill with the DT then maybe look at getting them out but i'm just afraid they wont do well in such a small tank. Especially considering its not a established system (i assume). Unless they're all babies but if i remember that pic from earlier that pb looked decent sized...
     
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    this is really key, even if you get this tank back under control and add everything back... it's probably going to crash again.

    I GOT IT!

    Just time for an upgrade :) you know you want to anyway :p
     
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    90 5am
    Ph 7.9
    Ammonia 0
    Nitrite 0
    Nitrate 0
     
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    All 4 clowns are still alive. All fish are counted for. So no one died last night. Big plus.

    The tomato clown ate. The other 3 did not even try to get any food.
     
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