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Old 06-07-2018, 02:17 AM
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Thank you your dosage of ZeoStart is relative high but this has not a direct impact to the algae growth.

As you have started ZeoVit with a PO4 level of 0.57 mg the system already it looks like PO4 has already started to decrease slowly, this does take some time.

Because of the hair algae my recommendation is to remove them regular manually with a brush to keep them short so herbivore like a sea urchin might remove them completely. If they are to long those kind of herbivore do not touch them.

Additional to support this process you can dose 4 ml CoralSnow pure daily.

Please also adjust your skimmer to skim more wet and clean it daily. Additional check if the reactor flow is correct.

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Hello started checking my phosphates again I am at 0.66
Started to dose coral snow plus 5ml once per day on my second day any suggestions?
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Can not really give you a advise for CoralSnow Plus as I never used it but you should be able to dose it like recommended on the label. Make sure that the PO4 level does not decrease to quick.

Anyways there is a reason why PO4 has increased again. Have you already checked your reactor flow if it might be to low ?

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Hello started checking my phosphates again I am at 0.66
Started to dose coral snow plus 5ml once per day on my second day any suggestions?
.66 is rather high for phosphate, around here we would start to run GFO or equivalent to bring it down.
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Have you measured your nitrates?
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1. Use good 0 tds pure water 2. Perfect filtration system 3. Good water flow 4. Draw any place where dirt may be deposited. It is recommended that you first discuss it from above, which can effectively reduce po4. "Especially point 4"

Give plenty of water between the live rock, a lot of live rock system is a good system, micro-bio, etc. does not adapt to death caused by po4, not a big problem. Over time no3 will gradually decrease while the po4 problem confirms kz basic 4 balance bak sp start3 zeolite, which will decrease over time and be removed by adjusting the skimmer. Water treatment: bak start3 zeolite activated carbon snow biomate. Special attention: skimmer and k+~380, slow to avoid coral discomfort and cause stn

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Hello All,
Thank you for the advice, i check my flow to the reactor and was able to fill:
1 liter of zeovit requires 400lph divide 400 into 3600 (witch is the amount of seconds in an hour) so 3600400 =9 seconds
I might need to recheck what do you guys think?
I was thinking about dosing No-Pox with this, but thought whats the point of running zeovit if i need to use No-Pox. Anyway, i will check the flow rate again and revert
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checked my phosphates again and it was reading 0.66...
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These methods can reduce po4: confirm good ro/di water, correct zeolite flow, bio mate, change water 20% 3 times in 10 days, and absorb dirt, adjust skimmer more wet, snow add, start3 add, good Water circulation, reduce feeding, and replace white cotton. AA, food7, if you are using it, you can suspend them. I read the previous picture. Intuition tells me that I need a good water flow between the live rocks. The po4 high level may come from the live rock and the bottom sand, and check the ro/ri water. The above methods can effectively reduce np. Kz base 4 balance Is it correct? Bak start3 spong power zeolite. Does the zeolite use kz products? Usually the correct zeolite use can significantly reduce np

In addition, kz also recommends 10% weekly WC, and the water source cannot be found in the information on the first page. Using ro/ri water or natural sea water, what is their po4 level?

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Sorry, I saw it at #15, switching the continuous zeolite flow, adjusting the skimmer to be damp, continuing to administer, adding functional algae organisms, and increasing the light source. If the po4 test is correct, this is really weird.
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Hello, I do a 10% water change every week, why am I jumping to 20%?
Checked RO/Di unit- was at 3 td, changed out the filter and now hitting 0TDS.
Not sure this was the culprit, still waiting to get the liter jug to verify flow
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Hello, I do a 10% water change every week, why am I jumping to 20%?
Checked RO/Di unit- was at 3 td, changed out the filter and now hitting 0TDS.
Not sure this was the culprit, still waiting to get the liter jug to verify flow
If the ro/di is correct, then 20% is more helpful to refresh the balance and reduce the po4. If 20% po4 is still 0.66, it means that a substance that may contain phosphorus is released, or a certain link is wrong, for example, the value of po4 is measured.
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Reactor flow in your case should be 90 US gallons per hour, a little bit more should not cause harm. As the PO4 level is still high what is your personal feeling for the reason ?

How deep is your sand and do you vacuum it regular to remove the mulm from the deeper sand layers ?

Do you have anything else in the refugium than the technical equipment ?

Please also update your actual dosing regimen ?

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