Purple and red cap dying

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  1. maxter

    maxter Flamingo Tongue

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    Hello i bought two frag of monticap just to see if i can maintaing sps and as you look in the picture they r no doing pretty well any advice how to save those caps ?? All parameter are 0 except phosphate 0.1 and 15 to 20 nitrates i dnt dose anything and i do 10 gal weekly my tank is 65 gal... Salinity always on 1.025 n
     
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  3. maxter

    maxter Flamingo Tongue

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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    I would say the Nitrates are probably the problem but please answer Mel's question first as well as your Magnesium and Calcium level.Flow????
     
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    maxter Flamingo Tongue

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    Good question i barely do this test :S last time i tested ( 23/11 ) was 10 but give me a couple of hr and i do the test again
     
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    i dnt have cal test kit :S
     
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    You will need to test alk.,mag., and calcium to have any chance at keeping sps.
     
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    Other caps look good. definitely need to start testing those params but check for tiny nudibranchs as well.
     
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    maxter Flamingo Tongue

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    The alk read 7.3 , 7.7 two diferrent test same test kit ph 7.8