OK I need some help

Discussion in 'LPS Corals' started by Travis_C, Dec 9, 2014.

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  1. Travis_C

    Travis_C Plankton

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    All my lps only has been going absolutely crappy for about 3 weeks now and I can't figure it out. They was doing great then out of nowhere they started losing heads and residing.

    My tank 120 dt 40 sump
    Two dimmable leds full spectrum
    Bubble magnus bm-180 skimmer
    Two reactors( carbon and phosban) just put on this weekend
    Good refuge
    Main pump is 1550gph
    One wp25
    Nitrates. 10
    Phosphates. 0
    Alk 10
    Cal 450
    Mag
    1400
    Weelky water changes 10-15gallons

    FISH LIST
    Foxface
    Powder blue
    Leopard wrasse
    Solon wrasse
    Three orange lyertail anthias
    Strawberry dottyback
    Naso
    Two Wyoming clowns
     
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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Do you feed them?
     
  4. Travis_C

    Travis_C Plankton

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    Yeah I feed then rods food one a week . Sometimes twice
     
  5. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Temperature? Please be more specific in your lights.
     
  6. Travis_C

    Travis_C Plankton

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    78.
    Do 120 dimmable full spectrum.
     
  7. mdbostwick

    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    78 diodes 120 watts?
     
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  9. Travis_C

    Travis_C Plankton

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    78°
    56 leds in each lights lol sorry
     
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    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    How deep are the coral in question? Is the temperature steady or does it fluctuate throughout the day? The lights if i understand correctly are 56 diodes with 120 watts which gives them a little more than 2 watts per diode and you really need to have 3 watt diodes. Do you know what degree the lenses are on them? If the corals are closer to the top then they may be getting enough light.
     
  12. Marshall O

    Marshall O Giant Squid

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    More than likely they are 3 watt LED's. Many fixtures use those but only run at around 2 watts each. Nothing wrong with this. I use three of these fixtures over my 125. I recently had issued because I had too much light...