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Old 01-11-2016, 02:11 AM
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Worst reef keeper on MR

Quite possibly I could be the worst reef keeper on MR. Yes, I said it! I've had a good life, in my mid fifties and so be it! I have had a 29 gal bio cube since March of 2014 and still cannot grow out corals! soooo many ups and downs.......but hanging in until I get it right! It is interesting to watch the cyano smothering the bubble algae!
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Old 01-11-2016, 02:39 AM
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Hmmmmmm almost 2 years and can't grow coral... Prob some specs and some info would help us help you haha.

Do you run a rodi unit?
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Old 01-11-2016, 02:52 AM
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Well some have grown.....struggle with zoas mostly. do not run a Rodi unit. I do get from LFS for all water changes...
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Old 01-11-2016, 02:55 AM
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Hmmmm do you test water and such? I never did lfs water haha, they supply it like pre mixed? Or jus rodi and you mix?

What's lighting fixture looking light
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Old 01-11-2016, 03:02 AM
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Yes, do...not in about 3 weeks.....did have a prob with a phos and nitrate spike about 3 mos ago....got better but have to retest all again to post #'s. LFS is just rodi and I am using red sea pro. Sometimes Nutri Seawater.
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Old 01-11-2016, 03:08 AM
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Livestock and lighting and equipment list would help others figure something out
In my 125 I use to have zoas but after a few weeks I noticed they stopped opening... Turns out my fox face was nipping and eating them.

The more info the better (y)
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Old 01-11-2016, 08:56 AM
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Quite possibly I could be the worst reef keeper on MR. Yes, I said it! I've had a good life, in my mid fifties and so be it! I have had a 29 gal bio cube since March of 2014 and still cannot grow out corals! soooo many ups and downs.......but hanging in until I get it right! It is interesting to watch the cyano smothering the bubble algae!
I'm sure others have had struggles too... Your just willing to admit for sale of getting it right. Post some info and I'm sure you will get solid advice... Possibly too much all said and done: good luck
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Old 01-11-2016, 09:32 AM
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Which lfs do you frequent?
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Old 01-11-2016, 09:49 AM
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you know you need to use salt water, right?
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Old 01-11-2016, 11:55 AM
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Will post more info....will test for all tonight or tomorrow and give equipment info, etc
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