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Starting a Small Marine Tank... Advice?

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Starting a Small Marine Tank... Advice?
Old 04-29-2013, 10:21 PM   #71
 
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Bought Kent Marine Purple Tech for my little corals. And to promote coralline algae growth.
This acts as an alkalinity buffer, and good alkalinity and calcium readings will always promote coraline algae growth.
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:39 PM   #72
 
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This acts as an alkalinity buffer, and good alkalinity and calcium readings will always promote coraline algae growth.
Yay
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:00 PM   #73
 
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Do you have a calcium test?
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:05 PM   #74
 
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Do you have a calcium test?
no
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:46 AM   #75
 
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Test results 4/30

Nitrate 20
Nitrite 5.0
Kh 180
PH 7.8

Ammonia hasnt been tested yet
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:54 AM   #76
 
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You should get one when you have a chance
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:01 AM   #77
 
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Nitrate 20
Nitrite 5.0
Kh 180
PH 7.8

Ammonia hasnt been tested yet
Have you done any water changes?
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:08 AM   #78
 
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Have you done any water changes?
not yet... i got to go get some saltwater.
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:12 AM   #79
 
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Can you have the LFS test it all? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, Alkalinity and Calcium?
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:35 AM   #80
 
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Can you have the LFS test it all? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, Alkalinity and Calcium?
I can see but dont think they will
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