zeovit.com EcoTech Marine LLC  

Go Back   zeovit.com > General Discussion Forums - International > General Discussion - English

General Discussion - English General Marine Aquaria Discussion with and without ZEOVit.

Active Threads
0 200 gallon switch to Zeovit
Last Post: jacky
Posted On: Today
Replies: 66
Views: 3,394
0 High Phosphates on new Zeovit system!
Last Post: G.Alexander
Posted On: Today
Replies: 3
Views: 72
0 Considering switching from FM to Zeo
Last Post: jacky
Posted On: Yesterday
Replies: 6
Views: 159
0 moving from aF back to Zoevit
Last Post: G.Alexander
Posted On: Yesterday
Replies: 16
Views: 306
0 Mein Zeobecken
Last Post: G.Alexander
Posted On: Yesterday
Replies: 50
Views: 2,407
0 Sale & Clearance: Aquatrance, Sedra, & MORE!
Last Post: Premiumaq
Posted On: 09-18-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 27
0 The Island Reef
Last Post: PmRg
Posted On: 09-18-2018
Replies: 158
Views: 27,207
1 New Tank. Zeovit dosing recommendations
Last Post: decena
Posted On: 09-18-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 2,837
0 Bashsea Smart Series Pump at MACNA 2018
Last Post: Premiumaq
Posted On: 09-17-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 62
More...
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31  
Old 10-02-2017, 10:34 PM
G.Alexander's Avatar
G.Alexander G.Alexander 目前離線
ZEOadmin
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 34,988
Default

Thank you for the additional information and pictures. Your dosing is on the lower side but as you do not have nutrient issues it is OK.

Looks like corals are loosing tissue starting from the base. This is what I would try:

Reduce your skimmer to skim more dry
Do three water changes each 20% within 10 days

Another thing is the elevated Mg level, it might just be your test kit but my guess is high salinity. I would recommend to cross check salinity with a different accurate instrument to make sure it is not to high.

G.Alexander
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 11-13-2017, 05:12 PM
JUNJONG's Avatar
JUNJONG JUNJONG 目前離線
ZEOhead in Training
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: South Korea
Posts: 20
Default Add zeolite to existing tank

Hi, Alexander
long time no see.

60 liters of water has been carried out four times and the condition of corals has improved greatly. As coral grows, potassium consumption is increasing. I am seeing coral conditions and dosing iodine and iron. It is about one or two times a week.

AAHC It seems to be algebra when dosing. I do it mainly with bak, start3, sp, zz, bm, pcs, cv.

Two t5s are scheduled to be replaced every month from this week. Thank you for your advice.

JJ


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Last edited by JUNJONG; 11-13-2017 at 05:25 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 11-13-2017, 10:41 PM
JUNJONG's Avatar
JUNJONG JUNJONG 目前離線
ZEOhead in Training
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: South Korea
Posts: 20
Default

Additionaly,
I set the salinity to 33.8ppt, which is 0.5ppt lower than the previous one. Magnesium is 1450.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 11-14-2017, 02:09 AM
G.Alexander's Avatar
G.Alexander G.Alexander 目前離線
ZEOadmin
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 34,988
Default

Looking great, thank you for your update.

G.Alexander
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 11-30-2017, 04:53 AM
JUNJONG's Avatar
JUNJONG JUNJONG 目前離線
ZEOhead in Training
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: South Korea
Posts: 20
Default

Hello, Alexander.

The coral is healthy and is getting more and more color. The time to stay in front of the aquarium is getting longer, but there is one problem here. There is too much potassium consumption.

11.28 Potassium 350ppm(salifert)
- Morning k-balance 3ml
- Night k-balance 3ml
11.29 Potassium 370 ppm(salifert)
- Morning k-balance 3ml
11.30 Potassium 360 ppm(salifert)
- Morning k-balance 3ml

* Alkalinity 132ppm
Salinity 33.4ppt
Temp 25.5 ~ 26.5

Is this normal to be consumed? Although I was lazy to measure potassium, I was embarrassed. What is the reason for the high consumption of potassium in the zeovit system? And, please let me know your experience and how to do it in my case.

JJ


나의 SM-N950N 의 Tapatalk에서 보냄
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 12-01-2017, 02:01 AM
G.Alexander's Avatar
G.Alexander G.Alexander 目前離線
ZEOadmin
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 34,988
Default

I think the needle wheel skimmer might be the problem, you can try to adjust it to skim more dry.

Please also check if the salt mix you use has a adequate level of potassium.

G.Alexander
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 12-13-2017, 03:44 AM
JUNJONG's Avatar
JUNJONG JUNJONG 目前離線
ZEOhead in Training
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: South Korea
Posts: 20
Default

Hi, Alexander,

Thank you for your kind reply.

The problem of low potassium is dosing 3ml of KB daily. Maintain 350~380ppm.
A small amount of potassium chloride will be mixed in the fresh-water to adjust the potassium concentration to 380ppm.

Today I would like to ask about the replacement of T5 lamp.

* AS - IS
ATI T5 Dimmable 39W 8bulb
- Ch1(11 Hours) : Blue+(2)
- Ch2(6 Hours) : Blue+(3), Coral+(2), Purple+(1)

* TO - BE
- Replace two lamps at once
- Ch1(11Hours) : Blue+(2)
- Ch2(6Hours) : True Actnic(3), Blue+(2), Coral+(1)


Questions.
1. Is True Actnic quantity suitable for fluorescence generation?

2. I heard that changing 8 old lamps at once is bad for coral because of sudden light intensity increase. So I want to replace only two lamps at a time. How much time is appropriate between each replacement?

JJ









나의 SM-N950N 의 Tapatalk에서 보냄

Last edited by G.Alexander; 12-14-2017 at 04:03 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 12-14-2017, 04:03 AM
G.Alexander's Avatar
G.Alexander G.Alexander 目前離線
ZEOadmin
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 34,988
Default

Actinic light does not improve the florescense of the corals really just the human eye does notice a different effect.

If you replace the bulbs all at once you can lift up the fixture temporary to give the corals some more time to adopt.

G.Alexander
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 09-15-2018, 07:38 AM
Alexfdl Alexfdl 目前線上
ZEOhead in Training
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Lecce
Posts: 16
Default

Hello JUNJONG, do you have a picture of the rocks without the corals?
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.8.7, Copyright ©2000 - 2009, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright by ZeoVit.com