Advanced Topic Polyps Dying

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  1. Niresh

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    Hi Guys,

    I urgently need help. I'm a beginner to Reefing but learning as we going along. I've had my tank for the last 5 months. for some reason my polyps just fade away and die. The polyps were fine but in noticed them start to stay closed for long periods. I started target feeding twice a week but I'm having no luck. These are my water parameters. Everything else seems to be happy in the tank. Please see the pictures attached. Thanks for the help.

    Temp. 24.6
    Salinity. 1.025
    pH. 8.2
    Ammonia. 0
    Nitrite. 0
    Nitrate. 20
    Magnesium. 300
    Calcium. 0
    Alkalinity. 1.2meg/l. 3.5dKH

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    Your calcium cant be 0 and neither your magnesium 300. Nitrate starting to get high
     
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    Magnesium. 300
    Calcium. 0
    Alkalinity. 1.2meg/l. 3.5dKH

    All those numbers seem out of whack - I'd take a sample to your lfs to check that your kits are telling the truth - Alk should be at least double that/Mag 1300/Ca 400 for some ballpark figures
     
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    Agree with the above. If your calcium, magnesium and alkalinity really is that, then your other corals would die too.
     
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    Hey guys, thanks for the help. Will past wild on pets and get them to check. Keep you guys posted.
     

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