Help me figure out why some of my sps are doing good and others aren't.

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Rock looks pretty clean. How old is system? Dead or live rock start?

Five cubes of what kind of frozen? Several feedings per day?
Used Carib sea life rock, dead. System is 1 year old. I feed usually once a day because I'm working most of the day, I feed cyclops,mysis, mega marine algae, spirulina brine, and reef caviar. I'll feed 2 cubes of brine, one mega marine and usually mysis and on other days I'll do 1 of each food.
 

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Used Carib sea life rock, dead. System is 1 year old. I feed usually once a day because I'm working most of the day, I feed cyclops,mysis, mega marine algae, spirulina brine, and reef caviar. I'll feed 2 cubes of brine, one mega marine and usually mysis and on other days I'll do 1 of each food.
Assuming the tank descrip of "180" is in gallons, yeah. You could do better with a lot more fish.

In the mean time you could feed some pellets as well. They are much more nutrient rich than frozen. I am not saying "better" than frozen but richer. Brine shrimp are not very nutrient rich, nor do they provide a lot of protein like mysis do.
 
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Assuming the tank descrip of "180" is in gallons, yeah. You could do better with a lot more fish.

In the mean time you could feed some pellets as well. They are much more nutrient rich than frozen. I am not saying "better" than frozen but richer. Brine shrimp are not very nutrient rich, nor do they provide a lot of protein like mysis do.
yea my tank is a 180 gallon tank, 6 feet long 2 feet wide 2 feet tall. Gonna add more fish and feed more pellets, hopefully that will help solve my issues!
 

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Yea so my salinity is 1.027, phosphates are at 0.02, 0 nitrate. The parameters are stable, alk stays between 8-9. My sps gets between 120-160 par, I'm running 4 radion xr15 g4s set to 12k
Get Phosphate up to about .05 and your nitrates to at least 5ppm. Your water is too clean. FWIW, I saw no benefits to AB+, just more glass cleaning.
 
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Get Phosphate up to about .05 and your nitrates to at least 5ppm. Your water is too clean. FWIW, I saw no benefits to AB+, just more glass cleaning.
Yup that's exactly what it was like for me as well. Struggling to raise my nutrients as of late but I've been hand dosing no3 and po4, or else i would still be at 0 nutrients.
 
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