Zoo question please advise!

Discussion in 'General Reef Topics' started by Los1980, Jul 21, 2011.

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  1. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Try moving them up a couple an inch or two and if they are not extending as far than that would make me think it's the lighting, but I know nothing about LED.
     
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  3. sostoudt

    sostoudt Giant Squid

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    Those phosphates are probably too high for soft corals, I know they are ridiculously high for stonies. It shouldn't kill fish tho.

    I really would like to know you nitrate, nitrite, and ammonia levels. Its seems my idea of near perfect is not yours.
     
  4. Los1980

    Los1980 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    nitrite is 0, nitrate 15 (i have never been able to lower and everything in my tank has more than doubled in size) amonia let me get that reading
     
  5. Los1980

    Los1980 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Amonia is zero! just tested it.... it's weird
     
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    sostoudt Giant Squid

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    well that is interesting. nothing so far should have killed the fish. how many died btw?
     
  7. 55gfowlr

    55gfowlr Zoanthid

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    You said you buy your salt water from the LFS?
     
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  9. Los1980

    Los1980 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    yup the same place I get my corals and fish. I have the mix usually I buy the R/O and mix the water myself but since i was doing a 40% change I went ahead and bought it mixed. they have two huge 2000 gallon wait..200 or 2000 anyway these containers are like 7 feet high and I was wrong I didn't wait long enough the amonia actually tested between 0 and .15 ppm. First time i've seen a trace of amonia in my tank. School me guys! cause im not aware of the dangers amonia can cause to a tank
     
  10. sostoudt

    sostoudt Giant Squid

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    well ammonia is many times more dangerous then nitrate. that level shouldn't have killed hardy fish.

    Although fish dying is bound to release some ammonia.
     
  11. Los1980

    Los1980 Purple Spiny Lobster

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    how about snails dying?
     
  12. 55gfowlr

    55gfowlr Zoanthid

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    Any voltage entering the tank? Is there any grounding for electrical means?