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Glad a remedy is coming! That's such a crazy problem to have! Glad to see you posting again. You have been missed!
 
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I'll still fight u. Good to see ya back around tim. All your advice and tips helped me tremendously on the sps side the last few months. Thanks for your time.
I'll pm u some progression thoughts to keep this thread clean-ish ;)
 
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So here's the solution until the house is replumbed. My parents kitchen.

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So then. Next steps;

1) Send in my Triton test, which I finally found.

2) Suspecting heavy metals still -- I'll be needing a product to use to pull metals out of the water. So far it's been suggested to try these:

A) Seachem Cuprisorb for Copper, Seachem Zeolite for all other metals
B) Triton's "Metal Detox"

If anybody has any suggestions on which brand/type of product to use to pull metals out of my water feel free to leave the suggestion.
 
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Julian sprung metalsorb and poly filter to canary in the coal mine

I didn't even know Julian Sprung had that product. Exactly why I asked! Thanks much buddy
 

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Rakie,

Nice to see you slowly getting back. BTW My OLD TANK THREAD ended and started a new one (seen in my signature)

FYI, if you read about CupriSorb, it will remove many Heavy Metals, but it's tuned to pull out copper more.

I used the Metasorb and I just got back my ICP test after using it for couple of months.
https://www.marinedepot.com/two-little-fishies-metasorb-uhc-metals-adsorbing-polymer-250-gallon
No Metals came on ICP (but I'm not sure I had any). Last ICP ages ago had Aluminum and Tin (warnings)

I think it's one of the resins in the other products, just in a bag with a Marble inside so it doesn't clump (my guess). The capacity to remove all Metals on spec is impressive.

I also used KENT MARINE product a long time ago. (It's like cuprisorb, but broader spectrum) Not sure where to get it.

https://kentmarine.com/products/kent-toxic-metal-sponge.htm

Just want you to have options. Do you own homework.
 

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All my non SPS are happy. This one is known to not bounce too much but this particular one has.

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You mean you bounced it yourself? Congrats!!!
 
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You mean you bounced it yourself? Congrats!!!

Well, it's known as a "bounce" but it doesn't typically "bounce" very much. This one is an extreme case. It's a pretty uncommon shroom i've shared with you privately.
 

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So then. Next steps;

1) Send in my Triton test, which I finally found.

2) Suspecting heavy metals still -- I'll be needing a product to use to pull metals out of the water. So far it's been suggested to try these:

A) Seachem Cuprisorb for Copper, Seachem Zeolite for all other metals
B) Triton's "Metal Detox"

If anybody has any suggestions on which brand/type of product to use to pull metals out of my water feel free to leave the suggestion.

with your situation I would run multiple products simultaneously.. poly bio marine “poly filters” are also good at pulling heavy metals from your system. Glad to see you active again and good luck turning things around.
 

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Well, it's known as a "bounce" but it doesn't typically "bounce" very much. This one is an extreme case. It's a pretty uncommon shroom i've shared with you privately.
So that means........Your' RICH!!! (on Paper, till you sell it)
 
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Hey @Rakie ,

You still around? How are things.
I checked if you were posting recently.....and saw you posting in Aug about your Radion.

Btw. I remember you're a Sept. Baby, so I missed you Birthday.

Happy Belated Birthday Rakie.

However if you were running the Tank Mate I made you, it would have Chimed and Done a LED Light Show exactly on your Birthday. (You still got the Mate? Collecting Dust? )
 

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Hey @Rakie ,

However if you were running the Tank Mate I made you, it would have Chimed and Done a LED Light Show exactly on your Birthday. (You still got the Mate? Collecting Dust? )
Thats so cool that u integrated a program to run that.

Happy belated bday tim.
 
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I haven't talked to anybody in well over a year. I have a spinal cord injury which has only gotten worse and worse. Most days I struggle to walk and have trouble getting out of bed. I'll never work again. I'll never finish my major. I can barely even take care of my tank or myself anymore.

As far as my tank goes, 2 of my 3 tunze pumps have had faulty cables which have split underwater exposing the wires and broken. I cannot afford to replace them.

The plumbing in my house started leeching lots of metals, I moved all my corals to a friends to watch, he killed them all and has ghosted me since after killing about $40k worth of corals. So I have practically nothing anymore.


People keep asking. That's how I'm doing. Very badly.
 

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Spinal cord injury is not something to play with. Ask me how I know!

Wishing you good luck, and hopefully a somewhat recovery so you can at least get back to a few things that make you happy.
 

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I haven't talked to anybody in well over a year. I have a spinal cord injury which has only gotten worse and worse. Most days I struggle to walk and have trouble getting out of bed. I'll never work again. I'll never finish my major. I can barely even take care of my tank or myself anymore.

As far as my tank goes, 2 of my 3 tunze pumps have had faulty cables which have split underwater exposing the wires and broken. I cannot afford to replace them.

The plumbing in my house started leeching lots of metals, I moved all my corals to a friends to watch, he killed them all and has ghosted me since after killing about $40k worth of corals. So I have practically nothing anymore.


People keep asking. That's how I'm doing. Very badly.
I'm sorry to hear this.
 
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