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Did you consider moving to a calcium rector before you went zeovit?

Colors are Poppin!
Not really for this tank, but my next tank I’m looking at doing a CaRx.
 
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Sorry about your fish. :(
Thank you, the injured one ended up dying shortly after. But the surviving out is out swimming today. So strange. My carpenters must have just hated that particular one.
 
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Sorry to hear about the wrasse. Hopefully he pulls through.

one thing that may help in the future when adding a wrasse(s) to a tank that already has some is to use an acclimation box for a few days. This gives you a chance to make sure the existing fish are cool with the new fish coming in. Not a guarantee of success, but will help anyway.

Hopefully your wrasse pulls through. I have had them to where they were laying in their side breathing heavily and had them heal up and live years longer. Good luck.
Thank you. I really should get an acclimation box. That is a great idea. The injured one did end up passing shortly after the attack :(
 
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@Hemmdog ~ I haven’t visited your build since last summer or so. Got lots of catching up to do. How’s everything going with both your tanks? Last I saw, things were beautiful and gulls were eating your bristledorks.
Things are good! 90 is doing zeovit now, it’s going great so far. The 40 I plan to turn into a bta and clown harem. Stop by my build thread more often! How is everything with you?
 
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Things are good! 90 is doing zeovit now, it’s going great so far. The 40 I plan to turn into a bta and clown harem. Stop by my build thread more often! How is everything with you?
Wow. Zeovit. I have contemplated going that route for the longest time. I started dosing zeobak awhile back out of curiosity. Are you running the whole system?
 
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Wow. Zeovit. I have contemplated going that route for the longest time. I started dosing zeobak awhile back out of curiosity. Are you running the whole system?
Nicee. I’m doing most of the system except the zeolites and the reactor, my nutrients are still high though, so I’ve been thinking about getting the 1.2L skimz automatic reactor and the crystals. But with the additives alone my growth has exploded, calcium demand has literally doubled since I started, colors are amazing too and getting better by the day.
I dose ZEObak, ZEOstart, Sponge power, Amino Acid concentrate, Coral Vitalizer, FlatwormStop, Coral Snow, Coral Care system (1,2,3,4)(trace elements)
 

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Nicee. I’m doing most of the system except the zeolites and the reactor, my nutrients are still high though, so I’ve been thinking about getting the 1.2L skimz automatic reactor and the crystals. But with the additives alone my growth has exploded, calcium demand has literally doubled since I started, colors are amazing too and getting better by the day.
I dose ZEObak, ZEOstart, Sponge power, Amino Acid concentrate, Coral Vitalizer, FlatwormStop, Coral Snow, Coral Care system (1,2,3,4)(trace elements)
Hhhmmmm... I seem to recall a convo about the reactor. ;Hilarious :p ;Hilarious
 
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Nicee. I’m doing most of the system except the zeolites and the reactor, my nutrients are still high though, so I’ve been thinking about getting the 1.2L skimz automatic reactor and the crystals. But with the additives alone my growth has exploded, calcium demand has literally doubled since I started, colors are amazing too and getting better by the day.
I dose ZEObak, ZEOstart, Sponge power, Amino Acid concentrate, Coral Vitalizer, FlatwormStop, Coral Snow, Coral Care system (1,2,3,4)(trace elements)
Amazing that you can keep your nutrients up. That’s always the part that scares me. I used to think that high nutrients was bad but I feel way more comfortable with keeping them up higher. Curious about the coral snow. Is that part of the Zeovit system?
 
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Amazing that you can keep your nutrients up. That’s always the part that scares me. I used to think that high nutrients was bad but I feel way more comfortable with keeping them up higher. Curious about the coral snow. Is that part of the Zeovit system?
Yeah I feed a ton, nutrients are very high right now. A snail clogged my skimmer while I was in Seattle so I’m not sure what the levels will be once everything settles back into its normal swing. Coral snow is awesome, it’s an optional part of the zeo system. It’s basically liquid chalk, but it binds acids, aminos, nutrients to the chalk which then can be eaten by coral, the excess then gets skimmed away leaving your tank remarkably clear. I use it about two hours after lights off usually.
 

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Yeah I feed a ton, nutrients are very high right now. A snail clogged my skimmer while I was in Seattle so I’m not sure what the levels will be once everything settles back into its normal swing. Coral snow is awesome, it’s an optional part of the zeo system. It’s basically liquid chalk, but it binds acids, aminos, nutrients to the chalk which then can be eaten by coral, the excess then gets skimmed away leaving your tank remarkably clear. I use it about two hours after lights off usually.
Where’s your NO3 at? Mine usually hovers at almost 50 ;Muted But I have to be honest, it’s not as bad as people make it out to be.
 
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Where’s your NO3 at? Mine usually hovers at almost 50 ;Muted But I have to be honest, it’s not as bad as people make it out to be.
Yep I’m at 50. And phosphate is at 1.0 :eek:
I’m usually at 10 NO3 0.06 PO4
 

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Yep I’m at 50. And phosphate is at 1.0 :eek:
I’m usually at 10 NO3 0.06 PO4
I’m shocked. Usually zeovit systems run almost bone dry. Remember when even 10 NO3 was a no no? But I bet your corals are happy. I’m a firm believer in feeding and skimming heavy.
 

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