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Oct 2018

Alkalinity matters

By: melev | Tags:

Tank alkalinity has been somewhat low but I couldn't figure out why. My calcium reactor was full of media, the CO2 tank was full of gas, everything looked right.

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Aug 2018

How about a few new pictures?

By: melev | Tags: topdown

I haven't blogged on my own website in what feels like "much too long" and tonight after getting back from dropping off shipments for my customers, I decided it was time to insert the walkboard, climb up upon it and take a few pictures of some corals from above.  My reef is looking so pretty day

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Jun 2018

Pretty corals

By: melev | Tags:

Here are a few pictures I took over the weekend of my reef. Everything is running smoothly, and I've decided to begin dosing vodka to lower nitrates in my system. I used to do so years ago, and I'm ready to do it once more. 

Drew's Acropora

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Jun 2018

'beep'

By: melev | Tags: glass sensor, alarm, beep

For about three days in a row, I heard a slight 'beep' sound coming from my reef.  It happened exactly every five minutes, but I could not find the source.