Water change and still the same levels?

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  1. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    and your ammonia is staying at zero?

    I still think your calurpa is spewing Nitrates

    can you post a full tank shot of you main system and your fug

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  3. serotonin

    serotonin Purple Spiny Lobster

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    The sand will take a while before its going to help bring your nitrates down. I personally feel that the most likely cause of all of this is over feeding.

    I'm near milwaukee if you need a home for your stuff temporarily. I know you wanted some blueprints for my diy canopy( i will get to this btw, i havent forgotten). Maybe we could help eachother out, have a beer or w/e :)
     
  4. 90_Berlin_joe

    90_Berlin_joe Fire Shrimp

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    Jason, i will post that later tonight.

    Serotonin, thanks for the shoulder. The DIY canopy is going to change a little now I just added a TEK 8bulb T5-HO unit.
     
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    sssnake Montipora Digitata

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    At the risk of asking a stupid question here goes:

    Is it possible that the LR is dying?
     
  6. 90_Berlin_joe

    90_Berlin_joe Fire Shrimp

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    Jason, here are the pictures of my setup. I just did a phosphate test and that came out 0. The amonia is still 0 so there is something just causing the Nitrate to ski rocket.
     

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    On a plus side the tank doesn't look that bad for the levels.
     
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    90_Berlin_joe Fire Shrimp

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    bUmP! Any other ideas, i am going to pick up a few more power head to add more flow behind my rocks. I started to watch the food flow and it seems that it get pushed behind the rock scape and does not come out for awhile. So the plan is to add more flow and see if that helps!
     
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    serotonin Purple Spiny Lobster

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    I'm curious when you're feeding, do you put that food in a bit at a time or put it all in at once? I wonder if food isnt being eaten fast enough and its getting traped in your rock. over time that could add up to a lot of nitrate maybe? Just a thought.
     
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    90_Berlin_joe Fire Shrimp

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    Serotonin, i usually would defrost the food in a cup and dump it into the tank in numerous areas. So that might be the problem. I am going to add a few more power heads to stir up the water a little more. Hopefully this will keep the detris off the rock and in the water system. Maybe i should shake off my rock and see what fall off? Any one have a pooper scooper?