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Hello and welcome to R2R!
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Looking good :)
How is it going with Phosphate and Nitrate when running with that ClariSea SK3000 ?
I had a SK5000 in my Reefer 425XL, but it was removing too much, so I coundn't keep the values above 0 :/

Have a look at my thread if you'd like :)
Funny you ask that. I recently gave Reef Roids a try and after 3 broadcast feedings it had my Phosphates at .14 with a hanna checker. I feel that is high so I stopped using them and did a 20% water change. Hopefully I can get them back down into the range of .03. Nitrates went up a little as well and currently is reading 10 with the red sea test kit.
 

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Tnanks for allowing me to join. I had a 55 gallon long about 15 years ago. It was done on a budget and effected my enjoyment in the hobby. This time I made sure to correct all the mistakes I made before and also added automation to help make the hobby more enjoyable. I added water to the tank June 16th. Currently I have two clowns, two cardinals, a fox face, a lawnmower blenny, 6 lined wrasse, yellow tang.


Build includes

Red Sea Reefer XL300
Apex
Core15 return pump
Neptune ATK
Clearasea sk300
Neptune Gro light
Inkbird heater control with two BRS titanium 100w heaters
Octo Elite 150sss skimmer
Avast marine kalk stirrer
Two MP10s
Two Mp40s
Two Ecotec radion XR15 Blue
One Neptune Dos for AWC
One Neptune Dos to dos Kalk
70lbs of dry rock
Two 20 Lb bag of live sand
With this info and your above pictures, it seems you've already gathered enough info to start your build thread. Once you do, they give you a cool badge (look left, under my ID).

Welcome! Glad you joined & thanks for photos! NICE!!
 

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Welcome to your new home for saltwater reef aquarium resources and fun! Welcome to the family! :D
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PICK the Most Tested & Least Tested Parameters of your Tank (Pick 2)

  • Calcium (most)

    Votes: 41 6.5%
  • Alkalinity (most)

    Votes: 444 70.1%
  • Magnesium (most)

    Votes: 5 0.8%
  • Phosphate (most)

    Votes: 51 8.1%
  • PH (most)

    Votes: 65 10.3%
  • Nitrate (most)

    Votes: 60 9.5%
  • Nitrite (most)

    Votes: 3 0.5%
  • Ammonia (most)

    Votes: 14 2.2%
  • (least) Calcium

    Votes: 8 1.3%
  • (least) Alkalinity

    Votes: 4 0.6%
  • (least) Magnesium

    Votes: 52 8.2%
  • (least) Phosphate

    Votes: 10 1.6%
  • (least) PH

    Votes: 32 5.1%
  • (least) Nitrate

    Votes: 12 1.9%
  • (least) Nitrite

    Votes: 191 30.2%
  • (least) Ammonia

    Votes: 244 38.5%
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