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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

I removed my chemi pure blue because it was dropping my phosphate to zero. I don't know if that's the norm though.
 
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Do you test?
I’m getting undetected from nitrates and phosphates on my
salifert test is always inconclusive all the other parameters are in check besides temp I’m having a huge problem keeping my temp down Since it’s so hot right now
 
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I’m getting undetected from nitrates and phosphates on my
salifert test is always inconclusive all the other parameters are in check besides temp I’m having a huge problem keeping my temp down Since it’s so hot right now
I would just start feeding daily.
You can try using the additives. I have no experience there.
I wouldn’t change water till your nitrates and phosphates are detectably.

Can you have a LFS test?

I’m in a Facebook group that’s all about dinos.

Main cause is always 0/0 pho’s/nitrates

Defeating them varies on type and to correctly ID you need a microscope

Edit cuz I forgot stuff
But first step is always to raise nitrates and phosphates
Don’t do water change
And they even say to let the glass stay dirty
 

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Can you tell I have a reef tank by this picture
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I would just start feeding daily.
You can try using the additives. I have no experience there.
I wouldn’t change water till your nitrates and phosphates are detectably.

Can you have a LFS test?

I’m in a Facebook group that’s all about dinos.

Main cause is always 0/0 pho’s/nitrates

Defeating them varies on type and to correctly ID you need a microscope

Edit cuz I forgot stuff
But first step is always to raise nitrates and phosphates
Don’t do water change
And they even say to let the glass stay dirty
Cool I’ll try it out and see what happen I’ll just feed mysis thank you for helping me out !
 

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yippe, I ordered these last night after I saw reefing additions post of her's. She gave me the idea to solve my build and today they are here!! along with the 3 schedule 80 1 1/2" bulk heads.
The two sumps and refug are tied together with 1 1/2 pipes...
Tomorrow the tank gets tied into the sumps...along with plumbing in the UV and the two return pumps....
ah stella time with all the pictures you guys posted....
 

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yippe, I ordered these last night after I saw reefing additions post of her's. She gave me the idea to solve my build and today they are here!! along with the 3 schedule 80 1 1/2" bulk heads.
The two sumps and refug are tied together with 1 1/2 pipes...
Tomorrow the tank gets tied into the sumps...along with plumbing in the UV and the two return pumps....
ah stella time with all the pictures you guys posted....
I love mine. Makes things look neater from the front and I can turn pumps wave makers off so easy.
 

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@LRT, I got the Camera + 2 app.

Regular:
69D6FAEC-FFEC-429F-8FC3-AF4EEF25E579.jpeg

Camera 2 app:
41556186-B651-43D1-AC9A-752B528B2D3F.jpeg

Obvisouly I edited it a little, but I couldn’t get as close as I would have hoped I would.

Maybe I just don’t know how to use the app yet? I literally got it 5 minutes ago, so that’s probably
 

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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 ?
No rip clean. Feed tank. Get a 5 micron sock and siphon out the nasties everyday in bucket. Reuse the water.
Water changes only make things worse.
On Edit: I probably should have clarified this worked for the dinos I had to deal with. There's a bunch of different dinos though you may be better off posting pix in the dino thread to see which one you have and best ways to deal with it.
 
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I love mine. Makes things look neater from the front and I can turn pumps wave makers off so easy.
yep I can't wait to install mine...thanks for the idea....45 bucks each on amazon...I an thinking of using a plastic rain gutter under the top of the cabinet to keep all the wires neat and hidden....Saw them at Home depot today....I love that place...
I got 14 already claimed out of the 16 plugs for ecotech stuff (2 return pumps,4 Gen5 XR30 blue, 2 versa single pumps for ATO and Kalk and 3 batter back ups) 2 skimmers, heater, UV, UV pump, refug light, aerobic/anaerobic tower pump, lights strip for under the cabinet...
All the GHL stuff (KH director and doser, ION Director and doser and 3rd 4 head doser with Profilux mega 4 unit all will be on two 6E GHL bars..
I need another Stella....This hobby gets $$$$$....and I don't believe in credit cards for the last 20 years, threw them away best thing I ever did....
 
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@LRT, I got the Camera + 2 app.

Regular:
69D6FAEC-FFEC-429F-8FC3-AF4EEF25E579.jpeg

Camera 2 app:
41556186-B651-43D1-AC9A-752B528B2D3F.jpeg

Obvisouly I edited it a little, but I couldn’t get as close as I would have hoped I would.

Maybe I just don’t know how to use the app yet? I literally got it 5 minutes ago, so that’s probably
wow that is amazing
 

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wow that is amazing
Thanks! I didn't even know what I was doing, I just played around with it until it looked good, lol.

I'll watch the YouTube tutorial for it tomorrow. Then I'll focus mainly on the macro shots.
 

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yep I can't wait to install mine...thanks for the idea....45 bucks each on amazon...I an thinking of using a plastic rain gutter under the top of the cabinet to keep all the wires neat and hidden....Saw them at Home depot today....I love that place...
I got 14 already claimed out of the 16 plugs for ecotech stuff (2 return pumps,4 Gen5 XR30 blue, 2 versa single pumps for ATO and Kalk and 3 batter back ups) 2 skimmers, heater, UV, UV pump, refug light, aerobic/anaerobic tower pump, lights strip for under the cabinet...
All the GHL stuff (KH director and doser, ION Director and doser and 3rd 4 head doser with Profilux mega 4 unit all will be on two 6E GHL bars..
I need another Stella....This hobby gets $$$$$....and I don't believe in credit cards for the last 20 years, threw them away best thing I ever did....
Mine are just stuffed behind the stand and I can’t see them so I happy
 
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