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Old 03-29-2018, 07:39 PM
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Hello I am new to zeovit, I have a 60 gallon cube that I just started.
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Old 03-29-2018, 11:21 PM
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Hello fcatano



If you like to get a dosing recommendation please let us know something more about your system:

http://zeovit.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14

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Old 03-31-2018, 07:48 PM
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Tell us about your tank.
Please give us answers to the following questions in order to get more accurate dosing recommendations.

1. Gross water volume of your complete system (incl. sump etc.) - US gallons / UK gallons / liter 75 gallons
2. Net water volume (incl. sump etc.) - US gallons / UK gallons / liter 60 Gallons
3. Are you using a CaCO2 reactor or other technique No
4. Are you using a PO4 reactor (how long, how long ago, etc.) No
6. Are you using UV No
7. What skimmer are you using (type, rated water volume) bubble magus
8. What are your actual PO4 and NO3 levels PO4 is undetectable and NO3 is 10
9. What are your actual Ca, Alk and Mg levels Ca is 390 and Alk is 7
10. What filtration method do you use (refugium, DSB, Miracle Mud, etc.)I only using live rock and 1inch sand bed
11. Type of light (Watt, color temp, how old, etc.) Kessill year old
12. What corals do you keep, no corals yet
13. Tissue color (light or dark) NA
14. How long has the tank been running 2 years, bought it from somebody and transferred all corals to my 90 gallon.
15. Why do you want to use the ZEOvit system. SPS tank only
16. Any supplemental dosing (type, amount, why, etc.)none
17. Live rock (how much, how old, etc.) about 50lbs
18. Any present problems none
19. Problem description (tissue loss tips, tissue loss base, diatom bloom, algae, etc.) NA
20. What test kit do you use (how old, recently switched, etc.)salifert
21. Present dosing, amounts and intervals (ZEOvit, ZEObak, ZEOfood, ZEOstart, ZEOspur2, etc.) None
22. Other water parameters and water stability (salinity, temp, etc.)78 degrees and 1.025
23. Which salt brand do you use instant ocean
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Thank you for the details. First of all I would recommend to download the dosing guide from:

http://www.korallen-zucht.de/files/z..._english-1.pdf

It contains a lot of useful information and will be helpful to get a feeling for the dosage.

First start with the basics products to decrease nutrients:

1. Place 0.6 liter zeovit in a Zeo Reactor. Water flow around 60 US gallons per hour continuous flow. Clean the material daily. Leave the zeolite 4 weeks in the filter until you do the first change out. This is the first changing interval, others could be lengthen to 6 – 8 weeks.

2. Place 0.2 liters activated carbon in a filter sock and keep it in a passive water flow in your sump, changed every 30 days. Knead the carbon daily to keep the surface clean. Most users get perfect results with korallenzucht carbon.

3. Dose 2 drops ZeoBac daily for the first 2 weeks, flowed by a 2 – 3 x weekly dosage of 2 drops. Dose 0.23 ml ZeoStart 2 x daily (morning & evening). Dose those in front of the Zeo reactor pump while it is switched on.

Later on you could use the additional products for coral coloration. Adjust your skimmer to skim wet, keeping it clean to export as much as possible. Do a weekly water change of 5 – 10 % with a good salt.

Basic water parameters looking good, try to keep them as stabile as possible close the NSW in the following ranges:

KH 6.5 – 7.5
Ca 400 – 420 mg
Mg 1250 – 1300 mg
K+ ~ 380 mg

For a nutrient poor environment K+ (potassium) seems to be a important element. I would recommend you to get a test kit for this element also, posting your results.

This is a start-up dosage which might have to be adjusted later.

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Old 04-01-2018, 01:29 PM
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Do I need to dose zeofood 7? according to the manual the same as zeobak, should I also put my zeovit reactor on a timer on and off every 3 hours? Thanks
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You can use ZeoFood later to fine tune coral coloration if the system runs nutrient poor stabile. The on / off interval in not necessary as you do not keep corals already.

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Thank you
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Old 04-25-2018, 03:25 PM
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Does anybody know if AmQuel plus is safe for reef tanks; this product claim to reduce nitrates to almost zero, but I am not sure is if is safe for reef tanks; if somebody has any experience with this plz share; I cannot get my 90 gallon reef tank nitrates below 40ppm. thanks
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I would use vibrant and think about removing so fish from the tank. There should be a tread on it somewhere.

What are you dosing to the tank so far?
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calcium, alkalinity and mag; I am running a bio pellet reactor but does not seem to be working
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Old 04-25-2018, 06:20 PM
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Bio pellets need phosphate and nitrate to run properly.
its a 2 year old tank. Where there fish in it a one point but none now.
How long has the nitrate been at 10
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nitrates are at 40ppm at my 90G tank and it has been for about 2 months, started when I removed the last part of the miracle mud on my fuge, after that I cannot get my nitrates any lower than 40.
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Old 04-26-2018, 04:54 PM
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Can you add any more rock to the system. The mud was clearly working can you put it back in the system.
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Old 04-26-2018, 07:16 PM
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I removed the miracle mud half first and then the last half then I started the bio pellet reactor but does not seem to be working.
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How many fish do you have
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