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Old 12-14-2019, 11:58 PM
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We had some discussions about Ba levels here and many had elevated levels without any negative consequences so I would not really care about it.

Sn tin is another story, the concentration should really be normal. There are many sources for tin one can be PCV for example:

https://pvc.org/about-pvc/pvc-additi...n-stabilisers/

Another common problem can be any kind of metal parts like screws, pumps, cleaning magnets etc. As this element can have a negative impact to corals I would recommend to find the source.

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Thank you G.Alexander, it made me learn more
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Thank you G.Alexander, it made me learn more
Well noted. Thanks a lot for your response

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Dear Jacky and Alaxender,

Hope you are doing well, a very quick question is it fine to keep Zeostart in a transparent bottle, I mean is it safe with to store in light or I should use company supplied blue bottle?

Please see the attached photo

I am planning to do the same for K Balance as well

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Old 12-20-2019, 09:26 AM
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Sorry, I don't have such experience at the moment, I do Zeo Start by manual daily x2 administration.

I can't tell you whether the plastic container you use is good. Maybe it fits.

1. Divide into batches so that there are not too many. Keep the others in a dark place. This should be good.
2. Perhaps at weekly intervals, check that the required dose is accurate each time.
3. Avoid siphoning (maybe you have already paid attention to this)
4. Dose hose water outlet to avoid the possibility of being polluted as much as possible

Here is a summary from some guides

You will need a container to hold the solution, the solution can be sealed and can withstand temperature sterilization, usually glass works well.

Boil some RODI water and clean the inside of the container, lid, and all tubing (for aspiration of the solution into the dispenser and water tank.) Discard the water, do not dry it with a cloth, and do not touch any surface that will stain the water. Contact the solution.

Boil the required amount of RODI water for your solution.

Pour the cooled and metered RODI water into a dosing container.

Add quantitative ZeoStart3 to RODI water.
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Hello Bharat ,I do not see a problem with it same with K-Balance.

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Old 12-21-2019, 01:33 AM
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Hello Bharat ,I do not see a problem with it same with K-Balance.

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Old 12-25-2019, 10:51 AM
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Dear Zeo family, how are you doing? Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones

I am finally completing 3 months with zeovit and really happy with it

Below are test results

KH 133ppm / 7.435dKh (Hanna)
Ca 420ppm (Salifart)
Mg1300ppm (Salifart)
PO4 0.09 (Hanna)
K 370 (Salifart) I am slowly incresing it to 380

Current products being used
ZeoVit Media
Zeo Bac 8 drops X 2 times a week
Zeo Carbon
ZeoStart 1.6ml per day (0.8ml X 2 times)
Sponge Power 8 drops alternate days
K balance 1ml (0.5ml X 2 times)
Coral Snow 10ml 2 times a week
Coral Vitalizer 8 drops X 2 times a week

As per Alaxenders previous recommendation in the threads, i have now changed the settings of my Korallen Zutch Automatic zeovit filter to run from every 1 hour to now after every 3 hours through my apex. Now it shakes the media from 24 times a day to 8 times a day (After every 3 hours), which has helped me to increase my phosphates to 0.00 to 0.09. Do you suggest i did right?

Also one more thing ORP of my tank is always between 424 to 447 I think that is on the higher side if i am correct? I looked at some videos online and found out that ORP more than 450 can oxidize the tissues of the corals and as per my results I am already on a high range of ORP. I only feed Pmysis to my fishes and no dry pellets or flakes . Can you please give me your expert opinion on this subject will be really helpful

Lastly, is there any other product you recommend me to use like Pohls extra, Macro elements like zeospur ? or may be anything else ?

Overall my corals are looking fine but i think i can have a better polyp extension and colors that currently what I have

Please advice

best regards

Bharat
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Old 12-25-2019, 11:55 PM
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Hello Bharat, Merry Christmas to you and your family !

Water parameters are perfect, except PO4 which is a little bit high. Cleaning the material in the reactor 8 times a day is more than enough so you can leave it as it is or reduce it furthermore. Minimum is 2 times per day.

Please measure the flow through the reactor by collecting water from the reactor outlet for 30 seconds with a smaller container. Measure the volume and multiply it by 120 to get the exact output per hour.

I have not measured ORP in any of my systems so I can not really tell you what the level does exact say but if you just run the zeovit system I would not really care about it.

Mysis is a good fish food however it does not contain much vitamins etc. You can soak the food in liquid vitamins which are available at most pet shops and feed the fish additional with some good quality flake food.

Lets first try to get down the PO4 level to the range of 0.00 – 0.03 mg and than, if corals start to become lighter tissue, you can dose products to improve coloration.

Make sure to do regular weekly water changes of about 10 %.

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Hello Bharat, Merry Christmas to you and your family !

Water parameters are perfect, except PO4 which is a little bit high. Cleaning the material in the reactor 8 times a day is more than enough so you can leave it as it is or reduce it furthermore. Minimum is 2 times per day.

Please measure the flow through the reactor by collecting water from the reactor outlet for 30 seconds with a smaller container. Measure the volume and multiply it by 120 to get the exact output per hour.

I have not measured ORP in any of my systems so I can not really tell you what the level does exact say but if you just run the zeovit system I would not really care about it.

Mysis is a good fish food however it does not contain much vitamins etc. You can soak the food in liquid vitamins which are available at most pet shops and feed the fish additional with some good quality flake food.

Lets first try to get down the PO4 level to the range of 0.00 0.03 mg and than, if corals start to become lighter tissue, you can dose products to improve coloration.

Make sure to do regular weekly water changes of about 10 %.

G.Alexander
Hi Alaxender wishing you and your family a very happy new year

Trying to save one of my favorite sps which I am 90% sure is Millipora

It has been in my tank for around 1month with amazing polyp extension always

Suddenly I have noticed that some of the tips are turning to brown colours base of the coral still has good polyp extension but not as great as it was since last one week. All major parameters including alkalinity is stable. All other sps are doing fine

Please help me to save this one as its really dear to me

I am posting some pictures that I took with my Samsung camera in normal and pro mode

Please help

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Old 12-31-2019, 12:34 PM
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Hello Bharatbedi, Happy New Year ~

The coral looks burned at the tip and there seems to be some algae at the tip of the coral. What level of basic parameters of water quality (including potassium)? What is the nutrition level?

Perhaps it may be the relationship between the pictures. The pump seems to have some accumulation of algae and nutrients. Coral tissue does not look light. It is recommended to maintain the Zeo Basic Program on an ongoing basis, no nutritional products are currently required.

What is the current level of PO4?

Coral overall looks good, good PE, The organization seems a bit deeper

Through the reactor, tell us the hourly flow of the reactor

Led I don’t have good experience. If the water quality parameters are maintained at NSW level, then maybe the coral tip burning phenomenon is related to LED (maybe)
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Old 12-31-2019, 11:23 PM
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Happy, healthy New Year Bharat to you and your family also !

TN from the tips is common from my experience for:

- Lighting issues
- High KH
- Quick increase of K+
- Aggressive carbon
- Quick decrease of PO4
- High water flow through the ZeoVit reactor

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Happy, healthy New Year Bharat to you and your family also !

TN from the tips is common from my experience for:

- Lighting issues
- High KH
- Quick increase of K+
- Aggressive carbon
- Quick decrease of PO4
- High water flow through the ZeoVit reactor

G.Alexander
Dear Alaxender

Hope you are doing well

Suddenly since last 3 days I have observed that around 7 of my sps are having Burnt tips and very low polyp extension. I am posting some images for your reference

My test result as of today as below

Kh 7.6 (slowly decreasing it)
CA 420
Mg 1240 (I am increasing it slowly)
K 360 (slowly increasing it)
Po4 0.07

I just changed my scheduled zeovit media change 7 days ago and have been dosing zeo back 8 drops every day for 10days

I can clearly feel that there is something wrong going on in the tank which I am not able to understand. I understand that my alkalinity is slightly higher but do you think that is a reason? Or please you can advice me with your experience that why it is happening. Please suggest what should I do to save my corals

My dosing is as follows

Zeoback 8 drops
Sponge power 8 drops alternative day
Zeostart 1.6ml in 2 doses of 0.8 each
K Balance 2.5ml in 2 doses
Coral vitalizer 8 drops 2 times a week
Coral snow 10ml 2times a week
Red Sea Alkalinity 12ml daily in 12 doses
Red Sea calcium 1ml single dose daily
Red Sea Magnesium 10ml in 4 doses daily

Should i start other things like B balance etc?

Please help

Thank you

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Hello Bharat, I can neither see a reason in the water parameters nor in the dosing regimen. As a temporary change I would recommend to reduce the reactor flow to 50%.

Also have you done any change in your lighting setup ?
Have you added any PO4 absorbers
Which kind of carbon do you use, how much and do you use it in a reactor ?
Anything else changed in the last 2 or 3 weeks ?

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hi Alaxender,

I have changed nothing in the last few weeks

Lighting is the same as before
No phosphate absorber used
I use zeovit Carbon in a bag not in a reactor (it is time now to change it this week)
Nothing else that I have changes in the past few weeks

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Hello Bharat, lets try to reduce the reactor flow to 2/3 or 50% to see if corals do recover, please check and measure the flow additional to make sure it is not to high.

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