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  1. yasinomarjee

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    Hi so my 400lt tank monday all was good had a skeemer overflow and the cup was half full the day before everything went into the sump that was tuesday since then all my corals have closed . Branching flower pot . Frogspawn. Pulsing Xenia is melting away one snail died today i did a carbon change and 20% water change yesterday still looks bad anything i can do
     
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    What are your water parameters?

    Are the corals in your sump?
     
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    No corals in sump few dead skeletons . Is that bad
    Temp 28
    Salinity 1025
    Ammonia 0
    Nitrate 0
    Nitrite 0
    Ph 8.4 how to drop ph safely
    Phosphates ? Test kit ran out
    Calcium 420
    Mag 1340
    Dkh ?
     
  5. Johan123

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    its most likely too high phosphates
     
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    Maybe some pics will help.

    Any recent temp swings?

    Edit : there's no problem with having coral skeletons in hour sump
     
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    Uploaded cant seem to get it on this thread
     
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    Also is your temp not too high??, imo temp should be sitting at 23/24 max?
     
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    No. It should be around 25-26. But can be from 23-28. Just keep it stable.
    I keep mine around 26-27.
     
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    Have you made any changes to the tank recently?
     
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    If your skimmer overflowed you lucky not to have lost everything. Add some bacteria, stability would be best now.
     
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    Skimmer overflowing causing a lost of everything....? Really? I must be very lucky then.
     
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    What are you saying or asking?
     
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    Im getting phosphate pads today will do water change as well again
     
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    I think he is saying a skimmer overflowing wouldn't cause the loss of everything.

    This has happened to me on several occasions with no losses.
     
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    I've seen/heard the opposite end of it only. Skimmer cup half full of the good stuff. Overnight it flows over,the morning everything is looking dead and gone.

    Guess tank size,cup contents,time etc all factors to consider.
     
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