Refilled ATO via 5gal top off ( ) Dosed RS colors a/b/c/d ( ) Dosed 20grams RS Mag ( ) Fed SFBB frozen cubes; 2x Mysis, 1x brine shrimp ( ) Cleaned front and both side glass panels ( ) stirred the sandbed ( ) Turned off 1 cfl Refugium light
View November 19, 2019 02:53
5:45am; 78.9F and 8.11pH ( ) 5pm; 78.8F and 8.23pH ( ) Fed 3x SFBB frozen cubes ( )
View November 17, 2019 10:45
5pm; 78.4F and 8.23pH ( )
View November 16, 2019 22:01
5am; 78.4F and 8.15pH ( ) 8:45pm; 78.8F and 8.42pH ( ) Fed usual NLS finicky formula and 3x algae wafers ( ) Dosed 3x 10ml of AcroPower after lights off into high flow area of sump ( ) 11pm; 78.8F and 8.35pH ( ) Eheim auto feeder back online with pellets ( )
View November 16, 2019 01:11
5:52am; 78.1F and 8.18pH ( ) Dosed 1ml NH3 ( ) 4:05pm; 78.3F and 8.39pH ( ) Tested NO3 at greater than or equal to 0.25ppm ( ) Tested PO4 0.02ppm-0.04ppm ( ) Tested alkalinity at 7.3dKH ( ) 6:35pm; Dosed 20grams of Mg ( ) 9:35pm; Dosed 20grams of RS powder alkalinity ( ) Fed NLS finicky formula and 3x algae wafers in half-tsp ( ) Cleaned skimmer cup; semi-dry skim-mate ( ) Planning to start using Reef Roids again now that I struggle to keep nitrates readings above phosphate ( ) Still running 2L of Siporax ( ) Refugium 24/7; lit from top and one side by H160 max intensity along with 2 GroCFLs ( ) Replenished 10gal ATO container ( ) 7:30pm; 78.4F and 8.37pH ( )
View November 15, 2019 00:16
5:30pm; 78.2F and 8.27pH ( ) Tested Nitrates at less than 0.25ppm ( ) Dosed 1ml A ( ) Fed 3x SFBB frozen cubes ( ) Dosed 1ml A
View November 13, 2019 22:19
78.5F and 8.28pH ( ) Fed NLS finicky formula and 3x algae wafers in half-tsp soaked in garlic ( ) Dosed 15ml AcroPower mixed w/ BRS Reef Chili prior to end of photo period ( ) Dosed a cup of Seachem FUEL after lights out ( ) Tested Nitrates at virtually zero; deja vu, the Siporax so considering removing 1L and/or adding next batch of fish instead of dosing Nitrates ( ) Increasing pooping/ammonia by adding the following potential new livestock; 4x Banggai cardinalfish, 1x Bristletooth Tomini Tang, 1x Mandarin Dragonet, 2x Goby, 1x Yellow wrasse, 1x Purple Strip Dottyback
View November 13, 2019 00:15
( ) 78.8F and 8.08pH ( ) Tested alkalinity at 7.6dKH after 20gal water exchange ( ) 11:45pm; Dosed 20grams RS Foundation Alk/KH powder ( ) Fed usual SFBB frozen cubes; Mysis, Brine, reef plankton ( ) Dosed 15ml of AcroPower prior to frozen food Feeding ( ) Dosed 10ml 2x capfuls of Seachem FUEL ( ) Switched 6095s from dawn/dusk to 24/7; 6055s remain on the photo-period schedule ( ) Shorten photo-period by one hour and half
View November 12, 2019 04:42
2:30pm; 78.5 and 8.12pH ( ) Salinity 35 S.G. ( ) Tested PO4 at 0.04 ( ) Tested NO3 at less than 0.25ppm ( ) Siporax has kicked in fully online ( ) Dosed 15ml of Seachem FUEL ( ) Fed usual SFBB frozen cubes adding 3x scoops of the BRS Reef chili ( ) 20gal water exchange on deck to siphon the substrate in advance of Thanksgiving break ( )
View November 10, 2019 19:24
4pm; 78.4F and 8.09pH ( ) Tested alkalinity at 7dKH; dosed 20grams RS powder ( ) Tested Mg at 1280Mg ( ) ReTested alkalinity at 9.2dKH ( ) Stirred the sanded ( ) Throttling back the amnios while raising the Mg levels; notice the brown/greenish algae forming quicker than usual ( ) Fed usual SFBB frozen cubes; brine shrimp, Mysis shrimp and reef plankton ( ) Need to trim back the GSP as it tries to overtake the clove polyps and pine apple tree soft coral plus neighboring Zoas ( ) Dosed 20 grams of RS Magnesium
View November 9, 2019 21:03