Test kit results
Continuing the water parameters story:
At night, PWC (Patrial Water Change) of 40L
Alk 7.4 dKH
Ca 500 ppm
Mg 850 ppm
Added 45 ml of Eco Mg, last drops in the bottle...
At night, added 1 cap of Purple Up (happen to have a more than half full bottle here)
At night, added 10ml of Elos primeline 01.alkali (Ca, Mg and Strontium)
Mid-day, measured and
Since I got an LFS to do some cleanup and water testing (previous blog post) I've been working to get the water parameters back into normality.
I'll post about it, telling my journey, for I hope others with the same skill level as mine (low...) and also the same time to dedicate to the tank as I have (not much...) can learn from my experience.
In fact, that is half of why I post this blog... it is so easy to read about what the high fliers in this hobby get done (spending
I decided to test a new LFS that recently opened in the neighborhood, http://www.danisfish.com.br. The guys seem nice and knowledgeable, they have a good set of products for sale, and they are very close, which always helps. In fact, they're the closest LFS to my home.
So I hired them to do a one time tank maintenance, involving general cleanup of pumps, glass, scraping algae off rocks (only a small patch left), doing a partial water change and measuring water parameters. You might
[Blog to be migrated from http://rcsnorkeler.blogspot.com/, you can read the rest of the past story there]
It is interesting to note how maintaining a marine aquarium sometimes is a roller coaster of emotions.
Right now it is quite discouraging to see the plague proportions my Valonias have reached. Shortly after the Valonia eating crab died I spent 5 days away from home (birth of a child, praise the Lord) and left my auto-feeder on. I think it
Updated 12-10-2010 at 02:28 PM by snorkeler
(Fixed some typos)