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Well we have finally hit some good alk uptake. It gotten to the point to where I am fixing to have to watch it and start calculating dosing.
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Best of luck to dosing!
 
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Best of luck to dosing!
Just on initial numbers of not watching it for a week, it dropped 1dkh in about 7 days. With the dosage it shouldnt be that bad as it only takes about 1ml of alk solution a week to keep it within a +/- .5 dkh.

The dosing is easy, figuring out how and when it fits for a routine is the hard part.

I dont want to buy a doser for such a low volume, most cant even do that.
 

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this is great! petco caught me with that sale about 3 months ago, now im staring at a 14 gallon frag cube everyday...

looking fwd to seeing your cube and waterbox come along
 
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Well, after a week I am finally gaining ground.

I have water changed it to the max, 0 nitrates and 0 phosphates every test for the last week, I have had to start feeding a small dosage cup full of AB+, Oyster Eggs and Reef Roids. I am doing this now it seems every other night or round abouts. The corals still seem fine, however I did move some guys around a little and they are getting used to their new locations.

After looking at this for almost two weeks it seems to have settled in a one (1) ml dose so far of Red Sea Alk dosing. Took me a while to get the math all figured out and get a steady reading but so far at 5:30 pm in the evening its at 7dkh, 1ml of the Alk brings this tank up .3dkh and so we are in a cycle of a shot a day and it seems to be balancing out. I know this thing is going to start to pull more so I fully expect to see this increase but for now I am good with it.

The elkhorn and the golden rod seem to be the most active growers with the mindtrick and the seasons greetings monties in close second.

I will try to get some updated pics.

Ohh yeah, the emerald..... not touching the bubble algae yet.....
 

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