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This dont count because I darkened the pic a bit but I'm posting it because he does look exactly like this on ramp down i just cant get a good one when its dark!
Those bumpskies though:D
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I like bumpsky....

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Finally found a local reefer that sells frags every now and then. He had 8 acros for sale so I went over and bought 5 of them. LOL ;Facepalm ;Facepalm :rolleyes:
Probably saved about $400 over retail or online :eek: I may never buy retail again ;)
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Here's the Electric Miyagi Tort. About 4" tall o_O
Now THAT'S a Frag...
 

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I was so worried of over feeding and stuff now it’s too clean lol can reef roids help in this situation?
Feeding heavier should help. Roids pumps up phos pretty quick. If you're running a skimmer, maybe run it 18on6off on a timer and see how that goes.

Either more in, or less out.
 

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Here's a group shot of the other 4 . 2 Millepora, a tabling Acro and a Tenuis . Had only been in the tank about 12 hours when I took this so they're just settling in . Me like. :)

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I'm trying not to look at these but they are sucking me in man. Talk about healthy sticks! That Miyagi is fire!
I must wait lol
 

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Feeding heavier should help. Roids pumps up phos pretty quick. If you're running a skimmer, maybe run it 18on6off on a timer and see how that goes.

Either more in, or less out.
Funny thing I don’t have a skimmer so I don’t know how it’s exporting really I do water changes every 2 weeks
 
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Like @Lost in the Sauce said reef roids will raise phosphates quick

I just feed more frequently

Do you run a refugium?

I almost bottomed put nitrates and started feeding daily then back off when I hit like 20 now I’m back down to 2 but my phosphates are like 1
I’m not sure where it’s coming from

I started feeding more or less daily. Maybe skip 2 out of 7
 

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True , do you think a rip clean would be an option ? Since it’s only 20 gallons a few soft coral would it be worth it ?
Rip clean would bottom everything out. Best to just feed more often
 

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True , do you think a rip clean would be an option ? Since it’s only 20 gallons a few soft coral would it be worth it ?
Need to get numbers up. Maybe change water every 3 weeks
 

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I have never delt with Dyno remediation so will leave that to the experienced but it seems to me that would pull more out than you want.

What I do know is that even after a rip clean with zero No3 Po4 in your water they will be back.
 

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True , do you think a rip clean would be an option ? Since it’s only 20 gallons a few soft coral would it be worth it ?
How much water do you change biweekly?
 

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How much water do you change biweekly?
I change 2 gallons every 2 weeks since the bio load isn’t big I have
2 clowns
3 trocus snails
5-9 blue legged crabs
6 nassrius snails
20 dwarf cerith snails
I finally dug my hands into the bottom of all my chambers of my AIO and I had a bag of chemi pure blue in there I thought I removed could that have been an issue? I also have neo phos and neo nitro if I need to use it
 

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I change 2 gallons every 2 weeks since the bio load isn’t big I have
2 clowns
3 trocus snails
5-9 blue legged crabs
6 nassrius snails
20 dwarf cerith snails
I finally dug my hands into the bottom of all my chambers of my AIO and I had a bag of chemi pure blue in there I thought I removed could that have been an issue? I also have neo phos and neo nitro if I need to use it
Do you test?
 
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