November 2016
Tue
22
Measured Temperature at 78.3 F
Measured Phosphate at 0.00 ppm
Measured Alkalinity at 12.0 dKH
Measured Nitrate at 5 ppm
Measured Nitrite at 0.00 ppm
Measured Ammonia at 0.00 ppm
Measured pH at 8.4 pH
Measured Salinity at 1.023 SG
Mon
21
Measured Alkalinity at 12.0 dKH
Cleaned Skimmer
Cleaned Lighting
Measured Nitrite at 0.00 ppm
Measured Nitrate at 5 ppm
Measured Phosphate at 0.25 ppm
Measured Temperature at 78.9 F
Measured pH at 8.4 pH
Measured Ammonia at 0.00 ppm
Measured Salinity at 1.024 SG
Added Sally Lightfoot Crab
Installed Red Sea Refractometer
Refractometer by Aqua One
 
Installed Rio 1100 Pump
Pump by API
 
Installed Eshopps Nano Refugium
Filter by Aquael
 
Sun
20
Measured Phosphate at 0.25 ppm
Measured Nitrate at 5 ppm
Measured Nitrite at 0.00 ppm
Measured Ammonia at 0.00 ppm
Measured pH at 8.4 pH
Measured Salinity at 1.022 SG
Measured Temperature at 79.4 F
Measured Alkalinity at 12.0 dKH
Sat
19
Cleaned Skimmer
Cleaned Skimmer
Cleaned PreFilter
Cleaned Micron Filter
Purchased firefish and banded bristle star from Aquarium store in Delaware. After opening the bags found the store PH at 7.8 and Salinity at 1.019 tried acclimation slowly but both still died. Called the store and owners says his salinity is at 1.024 an that my hydrometer is not working.
Measured Nitrite at 0.00 ppm
Measured Nitrate at 5 ppm
Measured Ammonia at 0.00 ppm
Measured pH at 8.4 pH
Measured Salinity at 1.022 SG
Measured Temperature at 79.7 F
Protein Skimmer Restarted
Fri
18
Measured pH at 8.4 pH
Measured Nitrate at 20 ppm
Measured Nitrite at 0.00 ppm
Measured Ammonia at 0.00 ppm
Measured Temperature at 79.4 F
Measured Salinity at 1.0235 SG
Thu
17
Cleaned Skimmer
Not cleaned out of service due to dosing Bio-Spira
Cleaned Skimmer
Not cleaned out of service due to dosing Bio-Spira
Measured pH at 8.2 pH
Measured Nitrite at 0.25 ppm
Measured Ammonia at 0.00 ppm
Measured Salinity at 1.024 SG
Measured Nitrate at 10 ppm
Measured Temperature at 79.5 F
Wed
16
Shut down Protein Skimmer for 48 hours
as per direction on Bio-Spora
Dosed 3.4 oz of Instant Ocean Bio-Spira
Shut down protein skimmer as directed
Dosed 10 ml of Microbe Life Special Blend
Changed 4 Gallons of water
  13.3%
Measured Nitrite at 0.25 ppm
Measured Ammonia at 0.25 ppm
Measured Nitrate at 10 ppm
Measured Salinity at 1.024 SG
Measured Temperature at 79.5 F
Measured pH at 8.4 pH
Installed Instant Ocean Bio Spira
Additive by API