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I let my corals talk to me and from looks of yours- Theyre happy, so change nothing but DO keep stable. You can add chemipure Blue or Elite which will keep them in check
 

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Please help me @Perry. I’m doing everything wrong and the corals still won’t die. Should I check salinity next? I haven’t done that since I set it up

Well low alk and high nutrients, just doesn't get much better than that, lol. I would make sure the refractometer is calibrated, I am sure it's your problem, and don't need any weird numbers coming back at this point, as all others seem to check out ;)
 
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Yes he did, right before he stepped away from the hobby.


This is not my DT. This is mainly for zoas, montis, and over grown less valuable acros that I trade with a local fish store. My DT Tenuis garden is tested with a trident and I test no3/po4 3 times per week. My no3 has dropped to 2.5 and po4 is down to 0.15 as of today.
Kinda testing the extremes there aren't you? Goes to show that captive corals can adapt and survive to a fair degree.

Curious though, how often do you move sticks between these two systems? That would seem stressful.
 
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Kinda testing the extremes there aren't you? Goes to show that captive corals can adapt and survive to a fair degree.

Curious though, how often do you move sticks between these two systems? That would seem stressful.
I’m not testing anything
The majority of those montis I’ve had for 19 years. 10 of those years I did even less testing than I do now. Never tested no3/po4 or alk back then. I was actually just waiting for a couple clowns to die so I could get out of the hobby. They never did and neither did the montis. They stopped growing but didn’t die. They nearly died as soon as the addiction came back and i started following a lot of bad advice. Specifically related to products to reduce no3/po4 which was 5-10/50-100ppb.

I wanted ppl to see that elevated no3/po4 is not an sps death sentence. Now they don’t grow as fast (they do grow though) in this system as main system. The zoas and mushrooms on the other hand grow like a plague. They also have darker colors, but not brown like the village idiots would lead others to believe. They are not stressed at all.
 
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What exactly do you use for co2 scrubber?
 
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Mine is only 50g but I don’t think kalk and AFR dosage have much to do with coral health. What lights are you running? Do you know your par?
No idea on par. I've been neglectful of renting a meter. But I know It's high. Two hydra 32s, one ai prime. All basically maxed out. And an led light bar.
 
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No idea on par. I've been neglectful of renting a meter. But I know It's high. Two hydra 32s, one ai prime. All basically maxed out. And an led light bar.
What’s your AI schedule look like?
I run 2-52 HD’s over my 50g set at 95 watts each
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And I have a prime 16 hd over a 6g frag holding tank
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