My 210 restart.

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by scuzy, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

     
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  2. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Supporting Member

    The Gem looks great.


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  3. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    So I needed some operating space got a h380 over the fuge instead of the Mars hydro. Chaeto doubled in a week.

    The Mars hydro grew chaeto well but this h380 is pretty damn good and it uses less space over my sump.

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  4. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    Traitor. :)
     
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  5. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member


    I kept hitting the light when I was working in my stand. I mean they both grow chaeto but I think this one is slightly faster. I went from a softball to a basketball in a week. The other went from softball to a volleyball or slightly smaller.
     
  6. JVU

    JVU Supporting Member

    Volume of a basketball is 60% more than of a volleyball, nice!


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  7. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Supporting Member

    You actually did the calculation....haha
     
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  8. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Is he a bigger nerd for doing the calculation or if he already knew it?
     
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  9. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Supporting Member

    Hmm....Tough question to answer
     
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  10. Mark B

    Mark B Supporting Member

    Did you get your nitrates under control?
     
  11. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member


    Not yet still waiting on the reactor to build up the bacteria. It'll take 2-3 weeks.
     
  12. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Finally the sulfur denitrator is working dialing in the effluent now to get nitrate reduction.

    On the other hand chaetongrowing like a basketball every 1.5 weeks.




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  13. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Did 2 70gallon water change back to back dropped my nitrates down to 5-10ppm. Let's see if the corals respond better.


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  14. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    What's the total system volume?
     
  15. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    ~ 240 gallons


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  16. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Here is my icp analysis

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    After massive 75% water change.

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    Guess it was the high nitrate that's causing the issues. My nitrates finally down to 5ppm from denitrator and nopox.


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  17. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    How did your Phosphate go UP (.07 to .09) after the WC?
     
  18. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Supporting Member

    time to change RODI filter media?
     
  19. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Ah I feed a lot and also I took my gfo offline


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  20. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Supporting Member

    I wouldn't think that moving from 0.07 to 0.09 would be that significant.


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