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Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by dannydization, Jul 23, 2015.

  1. nodster

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    Yes mate and my trip to burscough tomorrow is still on , thinking that your free ro water may be getting in my head :clap:
     
  2. dannydization

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    Lol cheers [MENTION=23241]nodster[/MENTION] & [MENTION=22835]CEECH[/MENTION] ok done the 5 tests today.

    Ph 7.8
    Nitrite 0
    Nitrate 0.5
    Ammonia <0.25
    Phosphate 1.10!!!!

    Cannot seem to get the phosphate down!!! Have been dosing nopox and feeding a flake of food every other day like three days !!

    Ok wanted to go LFS today to get a little more clean up crew and a couple fish to try brimg the clown outta his corner what you guys think?
     
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    Is it possible that phos is coming from your rocks ? Time for a reactor if you don't have already.
     
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    not sure [MENTION=22835]CEECH[/MENTION] but I have been having the phos issue while now and been dosing NOPOX and running rowa phos in reactor
     
  5. nodster

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    Can't remember if you got the live rock second hand or not , looks like as [MENTION=22835]CEECH[/MENTION] says your rock is leaching phos mate , try phosguard mate no need for reactor and really does down the phosphates but if rocks are leaching it will take some time to get rid of it
     
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    Oh id add a fish or two to try and help but I think its made its home in that corner it has to think theres a better place to dwell before it will move , ie corals that they will host could tempt it Big Thumbs Up but try less shy fish it may get confidence up , also clowns are better in pairs , ok don't have to spend a fortune on a clown just a standard one will do
     
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    Ok cheers rock added first was about 10kg from my nano the rest is brand new real reef rock
     
  8. nodster

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    Well its not the real reef rock mate as I've got that must be from your rock from nano , choices are phosphate reactor with rowaphos or phosguard in a filter bag , I would put the old rock in a fresh batch of salted water and put a bit flow through it in a tub and test it for phosphate after a few days or so , this will tell you if its your old rock that is leaching or not , if it is I would throw it to be honest
     
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    aw, sympathies :rolleyes: I would like to blame it on Winter ..................but it's all so bloody frustrating! we try our best............
     
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    Cheers guys ok i was thinking a little tank mate for him ie a clown not a picasso though lol and a couple other like flame fire fish or dart fish
     
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    Another clown sounds like a good idea to keep it company.. Would go easy on adding more to +1 clown as water parameters need to settle and additional fish could add more to bioload, when you are trying to bring it down.
     
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    Ok cheers mate
     
  13. CEECH

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    Agree with Nodster above. If it's your rock. It's better to find out now. Normal clown pair is fine. I am sure your pet store can get you another to make a pair or do some trade.
     
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    Did you get any new additions Dan?
     
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    cheers guys ok no i never managed to get up there as i had a mad weekend sorting issues out withy phone but WILL with the capital W be going this weekend people ok i have notice like a heard of whit spots on the class and don't really move if i know them with the glass cleaner the wiggle around the glass any idea what they could be?

    TIA
     
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    Ok a couple new additions

    2x Mexican turbos
    5x astreas
    1x cleaner
    2x anthias

    Good side while i was out my partner txt me PINK FISH!!!!!!! and sent a pic and the picasso out of his corner swimming with them
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1449396992.992091.jpg
    Anthias are hiding some where

    Now im a little concerned about casper the goby i havent seen him for a day or two and his home under the rock has now filled in
     
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    Oh and this as its stronger than rowa ImageUploadedByTapatalk1449399118.331632.jpg
     
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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1449409649.694876.jpg

    One has come out
     
  19. nodster

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    Give them time fella they'll be out and about soon enough Big Thumbs Up
     
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    Just realised how **** that pic is lol
     
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