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Old 01/11/2008, 05:57 AM   #25
Capn Jack Sparrow
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I agree with Itzme (and Sean), add the DI, 65 is too high.

I can replace all three filters in my RO/DI system for $30, the membrane is another $38. The Culligan filters costs as much as I paid for my whole system originally.

If the color is correct in your pictures, your algae is much more green than what forms on my glass. Mine is more of a brownish color.

I have a Phosphate colorimter if you want an accurate reading, most test kits are questionable for phosphate.

10 nitrate also sounds high (for a reef). Water changes will help this as well as cutting back on feeding.


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Current Tank Info: 75g Mixed Reef, 40g Refugium, 100 Gallon sump, DIY Dual Recirc 12" x24" skimmer, 2x175w Halides.
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