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    Tank Tests use to sell a few P04 reducing products like phos and doc (P04 remover and carbon) which worked very well but as @W3bbo stated a PITA to rinse. Rowa is essentially the P04 remover side. They also did a liquid phosphate remover which was diluted Lanthanum Chloride very effective but did bond to calcium causing precipitation (cloudy water) like I said very good but am word to the wise, if you are using it keep an eye on your Ca ! Rowa can be using in conjunction with Nopox to help bring P04 under control but only for a short period as it will strip out the P04 giving nothing for the N03 to bind to and be skimmed out. Nopox/Vodka are food for nitrifying bacteria which introduces and healthy balance of bacteria for N03 reduction. The key when carbon dosing is good skimming.
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    Sorry guys I did have the IT2060 but decided to change to the Hydra 52 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Loving the light mate great results corals really healthy fish happy best £500 spent lol Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Yes I did get it in the end and he is called Sammy. There was no bullying or chasing for the first 48hrs, then once all settled the yellow tang gave him abit of an nudge just let him know who is boss in the tank other then that its been ok
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    Thanks mate Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    I didn't realise your tank was as good as that, as you never seem to post any pictures, you should post more pictures more often and of individual corals and it looks very impressive and you certainly made the most of what space you have in your tank.[emoji846][emoji106] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    White only on 60% max blues about 70% Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Tempted to get one but fear my Emperor will take it to dinner and as you know...once they get a taste for it. :(.
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    Yes that's correct on all counts. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    It will be become 'live' with bacteria but not live with critters (copepods/amphipods) until you add some live rock (or a coral with its base). Take things very slow at first. 3-4 weeks is rarely enough time to cycle a tank properly, especially if you have not added bacteria and are growing bacteria from scratch by use of ammonia. I know its very tempting to add coral/fish etc early but there chances of survival are much better the longer you leave the tank empty.
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    Just like to say thank you to @charterHouseAquatics very pleased with the service along with excellent customer service And competitive prices. As I receive these today. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    that is for a 10kg bucket then, it works out as about £44 plus p&p, I have found a 25 kg bucket for £84 inc p&p from germany as well not found it in uk yet
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    I'm almost out of phosguard so I'll be giving this a go.
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    I used to manage a few high end salt stores and the only salts they approved of that were red sea and tropical marine salts Sent from my LG-H820 using Tapatalk
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    Hi all, thanks to Luke (HighEndOfTheLow) for suggesting this new forum on reef-Face. Basically if you are growing any frags on but they are not ready yet, you can advertise them in the Frag Offers and Reservations forum and people can request for a frag to be reserved for them. There is a ready made template in the forum when you start a new post, all you have to do is fill your info in and keep the first post updated with people who request reservations. I hope you make good use of it as it sounds like a great idea to me. The forum can be found in the classifieds section of the board. cheers Mark