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Old 06-18-2017, 01:28 AM
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Default Upgrading from RSM130D to a 75g display with sump.


I'm just about to upgrade to a new system. I got so tired of all the issues with RSM 130d. Heat problems, all the noise and so on...

First of all, there are No major issues with the water quality today.
When i start the new system that will be a Zeovit tank, i'm usinf the old live rocks, should i also use the water for a faster cycle?

My new setup will be like this:

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Please give us answers to the following questions in order to get more accurate dosing recommendations.

1. Gross water volume of your complete system 100g
2. Net water volume (incl. sump etc.) - 85g
3. Are you using a CaCO2 reactor or other technique no
4. Are you using a PO4 reactor no
5. Are you using Ozone no
6. Are you using UVno
7. What skimmer are you using Deltec sc1455, venturi skimmer rated to 250g high stock(?)
8. What are your actual PO4 and NO3 levels 0,05 PO4, 6 no3
9. What are your actual Ca, Alk and Mg levels CA 470, KH8,5 MG 1320
10. What filtration method do you use (refugium, DSB, Miracle Mud, etc.)only live rock
11. Type of light (Watt, color temp, how old, etc.)Pacific sun hybrid, LED + T5, 2x135w LED, 4x 39w T5
12. What corals do you keep so far mostly LPS, but plan is to go more for acros and other sps
13. Tissue color (light or dark)
14. How long has the tank been running old tank for about a year
15. Why do you want to use the ZEOvit systemto keep neutroners low
16. Any supplemental dosing (type, amount, why, etc.) balling, red sea nopox
17. Live rock (how much, how old, etc.)about 80pounds, "old rocks"
18. Any present problems
19. Problem description (tissue loss tips, tissue loss base, diatom bloom, algae, etc.)
20. What test kit do you use (how old, recently switched, etc.)hanna checker po4, KH, ca. Salifert : mg, no3
21. Present dosing, amounts and intervals (ZEOvit, ZEObak, ZEOfood, ZEOstart, ZEOspur2, etc.)
22. Other water parameters and water stability (salinity, temp, etc.)
23. Which s
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Old 06-19-2017, 02:44 AM
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G.Alexander G.Alexander 目前離線
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Hi Timmy

Do you have already transferred everything to the new system already ?

If not do you need to move everything within a day to the new system ?

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Old 06-19-2017, 04:51 AM
Timmy86 Timmy86 目前離線
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Hi Alexander,

I have no rush to move everything, its just that i am gonna use the live rocks from the old tank. So i guess i am better off to just move everything when i am moving the first rock? There is also a few LPS and fishes in the tank: A couple of euphyllias, 1 BTA, 2 clowns, 1 puffer.

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Old 06-19-2017, 03:04 PM
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I would use new water aged with bacteria and food additions for a few months and then transfer. Its up to you but I have seen people lose there whole coral livestock doing a dry transfer. How many corals do you have?
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Old 06-20-2017, 03:07 AM
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Hello Timmy, what Bugger said is what I would personally do also if you like to move everything in a safe way but this also depend to the quantity and kind of animals you keep in your old system.

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