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  1. ButterCup

    ID please

    Thanks. Will do.
  2. ButterCup

    ID please

    defense = definitely
  3. ButterCup

    ID please

    Thanks. I did a google search. Defense aptasia. Good or bad? Should I remove?
  4. ButterCup

    Pulse Coral (xenia sp)?

    These two corals look so similar are they both xenia (pulse coral). Or is the one on the right a different coral?
  5. ButterCup

    ID please

    Can anyone ID these please.
  6. ButterCup

    Just did water test

    Maybe also try and test for nitrites as it is part of the cycle.
  7. ButterCup

    Just did water test

    What is you setup and livestock in the tank? Closer you can get to 0.25 -0 for nitrates the better.
  8. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    State of corals:
  9. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Thanks for all the comments. Did not do any test last night. Wanted to do a 20% change tonight and then measure nitrates tomorrow? Question: i did a 20% water change last week thursday and a 10% on monday. Is it safe to do a 20% change tonight. Ph8,2 alkalinity12.5 Need some thoughts please...
  10. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Thanks everyone. I am very cautious about dosing with vinegar. Will read up before considering the option. I had a quick look at the bio cube. Will research but seems like a good choice. Thanks for all the valuable info. U guys rock!
  11. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    .hi guys thanks for all the comments I tested tonight: Ammonia 0 Nitrites 0 Nitrates 100 Alkanity 6.5 Ph8.4 Phosphates 2. So nitrates is higher than the weekend.. Looked around the tank and there is no deadstock Alkanity has picked up nicely with the triple buffer But now ph is also going up...
  12. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Nope. System has no sump. Do you maybe have experience with NOPOX?
  13. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Thanks guys all advise is much appreciated. I have used two different ranges to test nitrates: salfert and red sea. Both show the same. I will definitely check LFS for full water testing as currently I am not checking magnesium and iodine will keep my eyes open for an algae outbreak. I did...
  14. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Oh forgot to mention calcium is 420.
  15. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    See pics above. equipment is red sea hang on prism skimmer Dophin c1000 canister filter Twi mini sobo wavemakers. And airstone. Can’t give details on the light... i dont know. Hope this helps
  16. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Sorry I was not aware that I could add a tread for the tank. Although I have read so much about other people building tanks and found it so interesting. My mistake... The tank has been running for app 2 years. I have had the tank for about three weeks now. I bought from another reefer. I test...
  17. ButterCup

    High Nitrates.

    Hi everyone. reaching out for some advice. Please. We acquired a 120 liter When I first tested the parameters on the tank it was as follows Nitrites 0 Ammonia 0 Nitrates over 100 Alkalinity 3,5 Ph 8,2 Salinity 1.026 Phosphates 2 Livestock in the tank: Anemonefish Damsel Blenny Hermit crab 4...
  18. ButterCup

    ICP water analysis

    Also interested pending costs
  19. ButterCup

    [FS] Jellyfish Tank

    Dibs on one. Will send u pm
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