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  1. Midnight_Madman

    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    should I be worried I may loose one of them?
    I am going away for the weekend and now really not sure what to do.
    Temp is stable at 78.
     
  2. Vinnyboombatz

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    The white stuff is probably just proteins forming on the surface.Increase surface agitation.Picture of it will help.
     
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  4. Midnight_Madman

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    Thanks, I aimed both hydors towards the surface last night and it seems to have helped this morning.
    I haven't put the light on yet to get a good look at anything yet.
    I'm keeping my fingers crossed. So far they are all at least ok looking
     
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    Update. Everyone seems to look a little better. They are all eating. The niger is a bit hesitant to eat but did. He looks kind of discolored. Water temp is steady at 78 still. White stuff on surface has gone away with circ pumps facing upwards.
     
  6. Midnight_Madman

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    I'm leaving for 3 days tomorrow. Any other idea what I can do.. should I leave lights off or on?
    Feed with auto feeder I guess?
     
  7. Vinnyboombatz

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    Do you have someone to add fresh water??Are the lights on a timer??
     
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    Yes lights on timer. I do have someone taking care of dogs staying here, but I have sump pretty full but not enough if power went out to overflow.. so should be ok for 2-3 days
     
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    To keep salinity stable it is necessary to add fresh water every day.Especially when running the heat.
     
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    True.. years ago when I had a reef I had an Iv drip I would set up.. maybe I'll do that .. or just have them add a bit each day. Thanks
     
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    Everyone has cleared perfect, except the Niger Trigger.. He is eating and swimming totally normal.. but still has ich on most of his body..
     
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    Add some selcon to his food, hopefully his immune system will do the rest. Keep feeding and keep stress to a minimum. Glad everyone else is doing good.
     
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