ALK with Triton

Discussion in 'Triton Applied Reef Bioscience' started by Terry DeMott, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. Terry DeMott

    Terry DeMott Active Member

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    I am dosing 10mil a day with Triton . Test today alk is 9.1 start at 8.1 do i lower the dos or what ? Any ideas. thx
     
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    How much alk did your tank consume before you started dosing alk
     
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    This is on the clownfish 180. Right?
     
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    If so don't dose for two days. See where your alk drops to and divide by two and that is what your tank consumes daily
     
  5. Terry DeMott

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    yes clown fish , coral
     
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    Do you need to find out how much it tank consumes daily
     
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    Then you can adjust your alkalinity according to that
     
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    It seems like your tank is not using that much alk or calcium. How long did it take to rise to 9.1
     
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    it took a wk to get to 9.1 turn dosing off will check the next few days
     
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    Yeah that's your best bet.
     
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    Simply reduce your dose of all solutions
     
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    ok no dosing alk is 8.7 pho is 1.24 Hanna checker I did stop dosing triton . any ideas ?
     
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    ok stop dosing Triton 5 days ago .Tested to day ALK 8.7 Pho 1.24 hanna checker any ideas /
     
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    What corals have you got?
     
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    all sps 10 frag and 7 regulator
     
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    Did you start dosing triton again
     
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    How many milliliters did you start with this time
     
  18. Terry DeMott

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    no have to go back to old way
     
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    No mor tritan?
     
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    no I just don't have the demand
     
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