September 2013
Mon
2
Dosed 5 ml of Alk
To bring from 7.02 - 7.5 Calc says to dose 10.8ml of Alk. Dosed 5ml tonight to. Will test again tomorrow and see if i need to dose the other 5ml.
Dosed 1 ml of NoPox
with 1 drop Zeo Bac
Dosed 1 drop of Zeo Bac
with 1ml NoPox
Measured Phosphate at 0.11 ppm
Measured Calcium at 490 ppm
Tested with Salifert test kit
Measured Alkalinity at 7.0 dKH
tested with Hannah checker
August 2013
Sat
31
Dosed 50 ml of Mag
Dosed 1 ml of NoPox
with 1 drop of bac
Dosed 30 ml of Calc
Measured Calcium at 375 ppm
Measured Magnesium at 1270 ppm
Measured Alkalinity at 7.4 dKH
Measured Phosphate at 0.08 ppm
Fri
30
Dosed 1 drop of Zeo Bac
with 1ml of NoPox
Measured Alkalinity at 7.7 dKH
Measured Phosphate at 0.10 ppm
Dosed 50 ml of Mag
Adding another 50ml. MG went from 1280 - 1260 over two days. Calc says to raise to 1300 add 100ml of Mag. Final 50ml to be added AM 31/8 and test that afternoon.
Dosed 30 ml of Calc
Adding 30 ml to attempt to stabilise. System dropped from 390 - 370 over two days. Cal says to add 64ml of Calc to bring it back up. Test tomorrow to see if Calc increases or stabilises.
Dosed 1 cup of API Phophate rEmover
Added 1 bag of API phosphate remover to see if i can get PO4 down. Then use NoPox to stabilise.
Measured Calcium at 370 ppm
Measured Alkalinity at 7.7 dKH
Measured Magnesium at 1260 ppm
Measured Phosphate at 0.10 ppm
Thu
29
Dosed 1 ml of Coral Snow
With 1 drop of bac
Dosed 1 drop of Zeo bac
with 1 ml of Coral Snow
Wed
28
Dosed 6 ml of Alk
Calculated based on levels used over two days. Will be interesting to see if this is a reasonable Maint. dose to keep Alk stable.
Dosed 30 ml of Calc
to bring it from 390 - 400
Dosed 2 ml of NoPox
Dosed with 1 drop of Zeo Bac
Dosed 1 drop of Zeo Bac
Dosed with 2ml of NoPox
Dosed 100 ml of Mag
Dosed another 100ml - 50ml more than required to try and lift from 1280 to 1350. But just realised i was only working towards 1300 so the last 50ml would have been correct.
Still suffering from some Cyno so higher MG wont hurt.
Measured Phosphate at 0.10 ppm
Measured Magnesium at 1280 ppm
Added another 100ml Mag this afternoon. 50ml more than the required balance to lift it to 1350
Measured Alkalinity at 7.4 dKH
Measured Calcium at 390 ppm
Tue
27
Dosed 1 ml of NoPox
with 1 drop Zeo bac
Dosed 1 drop of Zeo Bac
Dosed with 1ml NoPox
Dosed 0.2 tsp of 100% Reef Safe Aminos
Dosed 150 ml of Mag
Dosed 50ml this morning and tested tonight. No change still remained at 1200ppm.
Added another 100ml tonight.
50ml remaining
Measured Alkalinity at 7.7 dKH
Measured Calcium at 370 ppm
Calc dropped 30ppm. Nothing dosed.
Measured Magnesium at 1200 ppm
No change to levels after the last dose. added another 100ml tonight
Mon
26
Dosed 50 ml of Mag
50ml of a 255ml dose to raise from 1200 to 1300. Balance to dose 205ml
Dosed 1 drop of Zeo Bac
Dosed with Zeo CS
Dosed 1 ml of NoPox
Dosed 1 ml of Zeo Coral Snow
Dosed with 1 drop of Zeo Bac
Dosed 5 ml of Acro Power
Dosed AM
Dosed 50 ml of Calc
Calc now sitting at 400 where it should be based on the dose rate calculated.
Dosed 6 ml of Alk
Alk increase to 8DKH. Should have only increased to 7.5
Measured Magnesium at 1200 ppm
Measured Calcium at 400 ppm
Measured Phosphate at 0.10 ppm
Measured Alkalinity at 8.0 dKH
Increased past 7.5 even with 11ml as per the Alk calculator which should have only raised to 7.5