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There are some really fortunate pets on this forum!!

Question about 2 part dosing:

I did that today for the first time. My calc is low, my alk is not. I’m assuming I don’t want to try to do anything stupid like dose more calc and less alk? Any tips or anything I should know/watch for?

I dosed the exact same amount of both solutions, the same 4ml that I have been dosing for DKH alone every day.
I don’t know anything about dosing the two but everything I’ve seen says not to do this.


I would test tomorrow, and maybe a third day, to see if the calc is being drained at a repeatable faster rate. Until then, probably best to stick to two part to ensure things really don’t get out of whack.
 

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Ran a full late night test on the frag tank. The only thing that was off were nitrates.

It looks like my phosphates are starting to hold up really well.

I dosed a rather strong 2ppm slug, whatever.

Can low nitrates cause corals to tense up?

I’m really excited for the new fish poop coming soon. I might even be able to run my fuge o_O
How low is too low? I wouldn’t think that would be an issue, but the Dino’s that come with zero nutrients certainly could be!

And I agree with you about the dosing, I’m going to follow the directions! Now ask me how embarrassingly low my Ca is :oops:
 

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That was on the couch. Loki does the same thing as your puppies. He takes my spot on on the bed. When I go to move him he protests with husky sounds. He is thr most people like dog I've ever had. He is also the most cat like dog I've ever had.
 
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The trachy survived the night. I was worried for a minute when I couldn't find my pederson. There it was waving me in for a cleaning.
 
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How low is too low? I wouldn’t think that would be an issue, but the Dino’s that come with zero nutrients certainly could be!

And I agree with you about the dosing, I’m going to follow the directions! Now ask me how embarrassingly low my Ca is :oops:
I don’t think low is bad either, as long as it’s present. Nitrates were about .5. This wilsoni is the first large coral I’ve cared for and seems to be sucking a lot of nitrate up (I’ve heard from others).

The Duncan is slightly more open this morning so maybe that had something to do with it.

How low is yiurca?
 
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