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Old 01/03/2008, 11:02 PM   #1
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1st LPS, Candy Cane, STN

I had a bad alk kit and my alk was 4.5dKH and the Candycane was put in it 3 day before.

Now the Alk is 8.5 dKH, CA is 520, some heads are still recessing but all have sweepers at night.


Temp 80F, PH 8.5-8.0, Alk 6.8-7.2, Ca 430, Mg 1700, NO3 0-0.25, PO4 0.04, 34.4 PPT
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Current Tank Info: 60g Cube, 120lbs live rocks, Hydra52 2x120W, 2 MP40+ 1 MP10 @ 70%, Phosban 550 GFO+Carbon, 200W Heater, SWC Skimmer, Kalk ATO, 150 gpd RODI
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Old 01/04/2008, 08:53 AM   #2
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Stable water chemistry will help this coral recover. Frequent feeding can help LPS recover from tissue recession.


Current Tank Info: 20 gal long mixed reef, 29 gal freshwater planted
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Old 01/04/2008, 09:18 AM   #3
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Calcium is too high. Boost your alk up to 10 and try to get the calcium down to 450. By boosting the alk it might cause the calcium to drop. A water change might help too.

How much money did you spend on that rock again?
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