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Old 04-27-2013, 04:21 PM   #41
 
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Looking good. What are the dimensions of this tank?
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:26 PM   #42
 
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Looking good. What are the dimensions of this tank?
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I has no idea lol.
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Old 04-27-2013, 05:44 PM   #43
 
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It looks bigger than eight gallon to me...
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:01 PM   #44
 
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It looks bigger than eight gallon to me...
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Might be, someone was giving it away and i got it.
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Old 04-27-2013, 10:57 PM   #45
 
Do you have a power head in this tank? If so (but I can't see it if it's in there) you need to point it towards the surface. This will allow for gas (CO2) exchange and will help with your Ph issues. You need at least 80-160 GPH (asumming it's an 8 gallon tank) flow for your size tank. You also need to get the Alk down but get the PH up first.

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Old 04-27-2013, 11:01 PM   #46
 
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Do you have a power head in this tank? If so (but I can't see it if it's in there) you need to point it towards the surface. This will allow for gas (CO2) exchange and will help with your Ph issues. You need at least 80-160 GPH (asumming it's an 8 gallon tank) flow for your size tank. You also need to get the Alk down but get the PH up first.
Im getting a powerhead , waiting for it to arrive. rio 50 powerhead. the alkaline is where its supposed to be for saltwater according to the test
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Old 04-27-2013, 11:05 PM   #47
 
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Do you have a power head in this tank? If so (but I can't see it if it's in there) you need to point it towards the surface. This will allow for gas (CO2) exchange and will help with your Ph issues. You need at least 80-160 GPH (asumming it's an 8 gallon tank) flow for your size tank. You also need to get the Alk down but get the PH up first.
Im getting a powerhead , waiting for it to arrive. rio 50 powerhead. the alkaline is where its supposed to be for saltwater according to the test and so is ph
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Old 04-27-2013, 11:06 PM   #48
 
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Do you have a power head in this tank? If so (but I can't see it if it's in there) you need to point it towards the surface. This will allow for gas (CO2) exchange and will help with your Ph issues. You need at least 80-160 GPH (asumming it's an 8 gallon tank) flow for your size tank. You also need to get the Alk down but get the PH up first.
Im getting a powerhead , waiting for it to arrive. rio 50 powerhead. the alkaline is where its supposed to be for saltwater according to the test and so is ph and the powerhead does 69gph

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Old 04-27-2013, 11:53 PM   #49
 
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Yeah Alk is good @ 10th dKH. That is the equivalent to your 180 ppm.
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:02 AM   #50
 
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Yeah Alk is good @ 10th dKH. That is the equivalent to your 180 ppm.
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Awesome Im waiting for petsmart to open around 10 to test for ammonia i'll post results in the meantime... My clam was opening up this morning! So cool!
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