3mm3 RedSea 650 Peninsula

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    3mm3 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the pic.
    Like you, I ran halides,t5,s leds, now back to halides.
     
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    I definitely think that's a good choice. I do not regret trying out led but really happy to be back to halides.
    Side note, looking at the Alk graphs I realized I was making a mistake dosing Kalk during the night. In reality I should have been dosing kalk during light period. The alk demand during photo period has given me some things to think about.
     
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    According to manufacturers manuals of each test kit:

    Hanna Checker is +/-.3
    Red Sea Alk is +/-.025
    Kh Guardian is +/-.01

    If everything is tested to exact specifications of each kit, then the kh guardian should be your most accurate. Interesting to see such a range between the test kits though.
     
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    Time to post some progress updates on corals. My current phone is not good at this but I did my best with it lol. Tank lighting is 14k phoenix halides only..
     
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    First up is an lps I have had for some time. I keep it away from the light. Sits around 100ish par.
    another lps 11142017.JPG
     
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    Here would be one of my other lps sitting in low light. Actually lowest light in the tank 85ish Par.
    One thing I learned is this one loves to kill coral. Killed 4 corals one of them was my amazing frog spawn.... 2 others where badly damaged and currently healing.
    lps 11142017.JPG
     
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    Here is my Duncan colony. Started from 1 bleached polyp I rescued from a lfs that closed down.
    Apparently I need to remind it that it is not a bubble tip anemone.
    Edit: I blast this with light. 280 par
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    duncan 2 11152017.JPG
     
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    Monti cap that did not do well in quarantine. Actually bleached it however it has been getting its color back quickly
    while it colors up I keep it at 220 par
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    Good old green slimmer. Finally starting to send up a branch I think.
    I keep it at 250par green slimer 11142017.JPG
     
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    Recent clam purchase.
    Heading up into rocks shortly. Sitting at 220 par currently.
    Seems to be suffering from crappy picture syndrome.


    better clam pic 11142017.JPG
     
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    And the palythoa sitting by the clam. Better picture than previous lol.
    sitting at 220par
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    Think ill call it a picture night with this last one.
    Another one of my montipora pieces.
    I have to say I really wish this iPhone could take pictures. This coral in person is insane. One of my favorite saves. Picked this up from a fish store. Their colony bleached, so it was fragged up. I had to snag it and bring it back to life.
    Sits at 230 par
    monti encrust 11142017.JPG
     
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