NEED TO RAISE PH?

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My 240 gal is a year old.

I have been living between 7.8 and 8 ph for the entire year.

I added a tube to my skimmer that draws air from outside.
I added a massive PH scrubber.
I added an air pump to air stones to aerate the sump.
I added a fan to blow air across the top.
I moved power heads up so they churn the water up more.

NO IMPROVEMENT.

what else can i do????
 

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My 240 gal is a year old.

I have been living between 7.8 and 8 ph for the entire year.

I added a tube to my skimmer that draws air from outside.
I added a massive PH scrubber.
I added an air pump to air stones to aerate the sump.
I added a fan to blow air across the top.
I moved power heads up so they churn the water up more.

NO IMPROVEMENT.

what else can i do????
That is my PH and I think that is fine PH as long as it doesn’t drop below 7. It’s best to keep it stable. Everything that produces oxygen can raise PH. Refugium, skimmer, tube from skimmer outside.
 

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My 240 gal is a year old.

I have been living between 7.8 and 8 ph for the entire year.

I added a tube to my skimmer that draws air from outside.
I added a massive PH scrubber.
I added an air pump to air stones to aerate the sump.
I added a fan to blow air across the top.
I moved power heads up so they churn the water up more.

NO IMPROVEMENT.

what else can i do????
Are the fish gasping? Breathing heavy or somthing?
 
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Ozone is safe when used properly, just like many methods we use, but I don’t think it’s a pH raising method.
 

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Are the fish gasping? Breathing heavy or somthing?

I don’t think that’s the concern with low pH in a reef system, it’s calcification difficulty, and even coral skeletal dissolution that’s the concern.
 
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I don’t think that’s the concern with low pH in a reef system, it’s calcification difficulty, and even coral skeletal dissolution that’s the concern.
Like I know PH drops every night for example so you run refugium all night to boost PH.
 
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Small house or condo? Windows open help. Too hot for that for me haha
1500 sq ft house. Have window next to tank open 4-5 inches. 2 adults, 1 child, 3 great danes. I’m ready for cooler temps so I can open all the windows and doors.
 

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