!!!7000+ POUNDS OF GLASS!! YOU GUYS UP FOR A BUILD OR WHAT??

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So, in a situation where you are one of the world’s finest SPS growers with years of success… how do you decide to make a major change on your system like this? It would seem like risk >> reward. What if your corals don’t like the lower nutrient environment the roller with theoretically provide?

But good luck. Still a super cool project!’
Great question and thanks for the extremely kind words. Truth is I still am very much in a constant state of trying to improve, anywhere that I can.

In this case it was a no brainer and something ive been wanting to address a long Time now, as I have had literally zero means of mechanical filtration on this system since day one, and I’ve got pockets of detritus in places that had reached nearly 3 inches deep.

When I’d fill up a bucket up it was very evident my water could use a polishing, as it had a very obvious brown tint to it. I assume due to the massive amount of suspended detritus in the water.

my corals have actually perked up a bit noticeably the last week.
 
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Great question and thanks for the extremely kind words. Truth is I still am very much in a constant state of trying to improve, anywhere that I can.

In this case it was a no brainer and something ive been wanting to address a long Time now, as I have had literally zero means of mechanical filtration on this system since day one, and I’ve got pockets of detritus in places that had reached nearly 3 inches deep.

When I’d fill up a bucket up it was very evident my water could use a polishing, as it had a very obvious brown tint to it. I assume due to the massive amount of suspended detritus in the water.

my corals have actually perked up a bit noticeably the last week.
Makes sense. And I can respect the attitude of keep pushing for perfection or else you will fall into complacency.

By that same thought, any interest in peroxide or ozone? Less maintenance than carbon.
 
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Makes sense. And I can respect the attitude of keep pushing for perfection or else you will fall into complacency.

By that same thought, any interest in peroxide or ozone? Less maintenance than carbon.
I have used ozone many years ago off and on but never committed to it. I don’t really use activated carbon though, but I do keep some around just in case I may need it.
I have been adding a Pinch to my shipping bags recently to help water quality in transit. Not really sure it’s making any difference but testing it out for now. Definitely doesn’t hurt.
 

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