need some quick advice

Discussion in 'New to Reefing' started by Kwater, Feb 22, 2009.

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    Kwater Chill

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    today I am transfuring the stuff from my 40 gallon to me 80 gallon and I was testing the water and the tank has ben cycled for a long time but my nitrate it 20. It has never gone away not even in my 40 gallon I have my coral sitting in bags in the tank and should I put them in. I do weekly water changes. And my ph won't go up for some reason does it take time to go up. Calcium is in the tank. I want to put the corals in. As fast as possable because they are just sitting in bags in my tank. Thanks
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Nitrates at 20 is fine, especially if the animals are coming from your 40 gallon which had similar numbers.
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    your ph wont go up.. i used to do water changes and after a while my ph would go up, then as i put more coral and more fish i notice my ph struggled to go up for some reason, so then i started using PH buffer to raise my ph to a good 8.2-8.3
     
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    they will be fine in that water
     
    dustin_P74, Feb 22, 2009
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