TL550 help needed please

Discussion in 'Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice' started by Springer_30, 23 Nov 2014.

  1. Springer_30

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    So I have had my system running for a little over 2 years now. Have a Cree led light unit, Reef Octopus hangon skimmer and a tunze wave maker for nano aquariums.

    Have a mixture of live rock, 2 clowns, Royal Gramma, clean up crew and various corals. Over he past few months I have noticed the rocks losing colours and long rather bleached, think this has to do with the aftermarket lighting being too strong so I reduced the timing of the lighting thinking this would help. Eventually with work commitments Taking it's toll the tank has become rather neglected and there is green algae everywhere on the rocks etc etc. I have decided to do a massive clean up today and removed all rock, corals and fish. I have cleaned the rock as best I could, the question now is what to do next? Do I just add the rock and rest of the fish and corals and dose with special blend in case of die off or do I house the fish and coral elsewhere and start from scratch?

    Please advise as any guidance will be appreciated.
     
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    while tank is empty, siphon the substrate.

    Also while rock is outside, rinse them in old saltwater to get trapped particles shaken out.
     
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    Busy doing that right now. Should I just add everything back once done?
     
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    maybe now to late to answer, it is 3 hours after you asked. But yes, you can add all back when done.
     
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