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    Everything died!!

    This Is tricky but Im sure its R/O related because everything was going great until I added the water. Purple, for that matter I will have no choice but to assume the latter. @ Memeber1...I totally respect what you saying but ppl break rules all the time and are successful. I need to hear from...
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    Everything died!!

    So why would Toping off with R/O create an ammonia spike? If this is the case, then my ammonia was 0 because it tested at very low at .03. I did use turbo start when I got my order from Algae Barn to get my refugium going.
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    Everything died!!

    HELP! My 60GAL Salt water has been up and running for over 2 months. It cycled and all my fish where happy. I added 1/2 Gal R/O water to my tank to top off because of evaporation and every thing died except 4 damsels and 2 clowns. Took my tank water and R/O water to my LFS and everything...
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    The Proper Way to TOP OFF and ADD WATER

    Hey everybody thanks for your help! So I see the way to go is to add a little bit of water every (other) day. I will figure how much. I may consider hooking up my ATO eventually. Thanks!
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    The Proper Way to TOP OFF and ADD WATER

    So maybe I will ADD 4-8 OUNCES daily? Sounds about right?
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    The Proper Way to TOP OFF and ADD WATER

    Sounds like a good idea. So you think Im adding too much water and changing the water parameters? I have a 60 gal tank, how much water do you think I should add weekly? Should I treat the water when I add it??
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    The Proper Way to TOP OFF and ADD WATER

    Hey Outssider, Thanks for your advice. I have an ATO but it didn't work well with me. I prefer to just add it by hand after Ive collected from RODI unit. Thanks tho.
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    The Proper Way to TOP OFF and ADD WATER

    Hey guys! Big Problem, over time Ive lost fish and coral and I attribute it to toping off water to my 60 gal salt water tank. I have an RODI unit and there are 0 TDS when I add water. Usually, I add water when my sump gets low and my pump starts making bubbles. Can somebody please tell me what I...
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    New reefer in NY

    Hey guys Im in Brooklyn and I use to come out to a reef store on Sunrise HWY called Total Aquarium in Lynbrook. Either they closed down or moved. Do you guys know a good Aquarium Store on the island not to far from Brooklyn whre I can buy coral, live rock and fish?...they had the best suff!!
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    SAD- NO Chiller-Fish and corals all DIED :-(

    I considered DF&S at one point. I am considering also tidal gardens. The proprietor seems to have a real good business going. I will shop around-shipping cost is one of my major concerns. Thanks for ur input.
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    SAD- NO Chiller-Fish and corals all DIED :-(

    Thanks PBJ appreciate that. BTW Do you order your corals online or go to a LFS??
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    SAD- NO Chiller-Fish and corals all DIED :-(

    Thank you again for all of your advice from those who truly understood what my real dilemma was. So I ordered some fans last night after muggin a few ppl because thats what we's do in the NYC LOL. Also put some frozen bottles in my sump and took the glass canopy off my tank and WHALA!! Temp...
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    VERY SAD! NO Chiller fish or corals died

    Thanks for ur advice guys! Im going to invest in an A/C and cooling fans. @ crsswift70....What kind of pump do you recommend??
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    SAD:-( NO Chiller-No fish or corals

    Thanks for the info guys and again P. boat Jim. I will invest in an A/C first and some cooling fans and take the glass canopy of my tank. Hopefully this will bring my temps down.
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    SAD- NO Chiller-Fish and corals all DIED :-(

    Kyle_ GREAT ADVICE TOO ...THANKS! P.BOAT JIM...looking into getting an A/C for that room THANKS!!
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