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Hi Radiation91,Thanks for your suggestions, I believe the Nitrate test is accurate,it's a Red Sea although when the reagents run out I'm going to swap to the Salifert (Which I use for Calcium and Magnesium) as they seem a lot more precise, my eyesight is shocking and trying to pick a shade of pink out is a nightmare.I checked the "Raw RODI" I'm using to mix the salt and I think this is the problem, the Nitrates were reading around 10 this was when I tested within 5 minutes of buying from the LFS, I'm going to go to buy some water from a different store on Tuesday and double check but I think this is the cause.Out of interest if I set up an RODI unit at home should I get a TDS meter and would you expect to get completely nitrate free water from this.The skimmer seems fine although it's not a great skimmer being a built in one and certainly one of the first things I'll look to upgrade in the future.Circulation seems good to me, my only concern is that both the return jets are in the same place so once I start adding coral I may add a wave-maker on the opposite side.Hi Tim,Feeding wise I'm giving around half a block of frozen Mysis a day over two feeds, I would say all the food is gone within a matter of minutes with the clowns gulping it down. Do you think this is too much?With the Torch, do you think it's just the age of the tank that's the issue or are they also not recommended from a beginners POV. I must say I like the look of the Candy Cane and the Acan, what's your view on a war coral?The salt I'm using is Red Sea Coral Pro Salt, I think the high levels of calcium and mag are just down to not having anything in tank that's "using" them, is there any risk is having too high levels?Phosphate is the only test I've still to buy and is on my list for January.Thank you for you advice.CheersColin
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