30 gallon troubleshooting + Icp test

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Hello r2r,

Wondering if anyone can give me some suggestions on how to get my take going well.

Its been running about a year and a half.
Parameters are attached below. After a recent ICP test. Last week I did a 50% water change to lower sulfur and raise iodine and potassium and a few other parameters.

I have played around with my lights and flow a few times but have had no luck

The issue is my zoa's will barely open. I have 4 small colonies and 1 poly colony which seems fine as well as some gsp which never has issues. I do have abit of algae which I assume is due to the high phosphate.

I can't for the life of me get my zoas to open. Based of the icp test id there anything that screams an issue?

I can't for the life of me keep corals alive. I have an ato which keeps salinity stable as well as a decent heater that doesn't stray from 1C.

Any ideas on how to get my tank moving again

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Does it mention nitrate? I didn't see it but I might have just looked over it.

Also, have you only tried zoas?
Hey mate, it was about 20 which is abit high, I figured the water change would have fixed that.

I've had a hammer and duncan. But the just slowly closed up over about 6 months. In my defense the hammer got polyclads but the duncan was unaffected. I got rid of the polys but the hammer never came back
 

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Could you also post what lights you have, what kind of flow, etc.?

Also, do you know what kind of algae you are dealing with?
 
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