After several water changes and using NoPOX for 5 days - Nitrates are down to 48 ppm.
Started Using NoPOX to reduce excessively high Nitrates.
48 to 50 ml for 400 gallons daily.
Seeing major polyp extension (especially) on blue tip stag-horn coral. Never seen as many polyps as before. Most corals are showing unusal polyp extension.
pH : 8.2
Mag: 1600 ppm
Calcium: 490 ppm
(currently not dosing Ca. or Mg. because both have been too high
Water tempertaure: 78
Light Profile (January - Flint Island)
January 31, 2016 22:09
Went back to dual Hydra 26 on the 75 gallon.
Just did not like the color and lack of control.
Will try again once I get the super Actinic tubes.
January 3, 2016 10:06
Using pH2 (PH2) for primary control of pH parameters.
December 23, 2015 21:55
Removed 2 x 10,000K T5s and replaced them with 1 x 420/460 + 1 x Purple T5 lights.
Single 10,000K T5 is still too bright.
2 x Super Actinic on order from Big Al's
December 22, 2015 08:57
Installed T5 fixture on 75g Tank - AquaticLife 6- bulb system
Model #420191, 36-Inch T5 HO Light Fixture-237 Watts Maximum Output: (3) 36" T5 HO 39W 420/460nm Actinic Lamp, (3) 36" T5 HO 39W 700+/10000K Daylight Marine Lamp, (0) 36" T5 HO 39W 460/620nm Purple Lamp, (4) 1W Lunar LED?s, (4) Aquarium Frame Mounts
December 21, 2015 21:57
Spent the weekend battling the xenias.
So far, the xenias are still winning.
October 19, 2015 09:37
Split Green Nepthea Leather Coral (two fragements made)
October 16, 2015 14:19
Blue Headed Wrasse introduced.
August 2, 2015 06:18