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Calcium reactor adjustment

I have a new dual chamber calcium reactor. My 180G reef tank water is at pH 8.4 & Alk @7-8
I am testing the efflueht from the second reactor chamber; My pH is above 7 maybe closer to 8 ( still high) but my alk is above 32dKh. Should I
a) increase the effluent flow to get a bit lower dKh and
b) Increase the CO2 to lower the pH level of the effluent OR ...
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New Pics of My tank.....

My Green Star Polyps are spreading like crazy
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Just got this. Probably sell it soon.
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Another new additon
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Yet another
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My one and only clam.. Cool huh
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storing water how long is too long

I want to store RO/DI water in a large open top container for my son to take care of our 180g tank. Will the water be OK for 3 weeks.
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a school of fish

hey all, i have set up my new 108 gallon system. I was woundering if any one can sugest some small fish to school (other then chromis :D ). It is a reef with LPS and softies. Aswell it contains 1 regal tang, 6 line wrase, 2 fals percs, a purple lobster and a coral banded shrimp.

Any thoughts let me know.

Cheers!
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Thank You

I'm cross posting this to Reef Central just to say thank you for all of your help. I built a 10 gallon nano at work, got ahead of myself, and the boss told me the hair algae was too ugly for the tattoo shop. I upgraded to a 38 with a custom sump, metal halides, built a bad ass hood, put in almost 100# cured LR, DSB (or DRB from Jawfish) and after close to ...
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would 3/8" acrylic be thick enough???

would 3/8" acrylic be thick enough to build a 96Lx24Dx12H all acrylic aquarium?
would it be stable with a 3/4" thick 1" wide wooden brace on top and around top of sides and 3/4" thick 1" wide brace around bottom of sides and underneath?
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solid line= wood

thanks!
kevin
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Starfish

Anyone got an idea for feeding linkias??

Would really like to keep one.

Thanks
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Frags - Whats right & wrong

Hello all,

I am a new reefer started 6 months ago and everything is great. Thanks for all the wonderful info located here. Please answer something for me.

I am ready I think to start trading frags, I do not want to pay $50 for a small mushroom rock plus trading saves reefs, what are acceptable frag sizes? Right now I have red mushrooms & yellow star polyps & green mushrooms. Is a good frag ...
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would 3/8" acrylic be thick enough??

would 3/8" acrylic be thick enough to build a 96Lx24Dx12H aquarium?
would it be with a 3/4" thick 1" wide wooden brace on top and around top of sides and 3/4" thick 1" wide brace around bottom of sides and underneath?
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solid line= wood

thanks!
kevin
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Red Slime

120 gal.LR running about a year . Red slime just wont go away. I have done the water changes . Nitrates/nitrites (neg) ,Calcium at 440, Alk at 12
Just cant seem to keep the live sand white. Slime keeps coming back .

Any suggestions :?
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