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jayc
Yes it appears to be heading in the right direction. Attended another 10% water chg yesterday tds is now 170ish. What do most big time experienced keepers keep crs/cbs at ? My remineralized ro is 140 ....

Don't know if anyone replied to your question, what with all these off topic posts :)

In my discussions with Alvin Chan last week, when I visited him, he advises CRS/CBS to be kept at 140-160 TDS.

So aim for 150, as you will get fluctuations either side. pH level seem to be near 6.0 as well.

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Squiggle
Don't know if anyone replied to your question' date=' what with all these off topic posts :)

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Lol :congratulatory:

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blackcat

Still having the occasional juvi death but otherwise lots of berried mamas in the tank ... finally got a GH kit that works and my GH is 5 ! And kh is 1-2 yeeehahjh tds is 158-169ish depending on evaporation ... all other perams stable..... still sad bout juvies... still dont have the minerals yet.... hoping that will fix it ...

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blackcat

Ok 2 unexplained deaths in 2 days , in crs / sw tank:-( :-( :-( nil in adjoining cbs tank

WP post weekly 10% water change with ssm:

kh; 1

Gh: has risen to 7

Ph: 6.4

Nitrate: 0

Nitrite: 0

Ammonia 0

Tds : 170

Still havnt got the mineral powder as I cant get to the shop where they sell it grrrrr

One was a young adult the other a older gent (? PUBD at least that is what I thought until I saw the younger ine today)

Mannn can I just catch a break ? :dejected:

Do I remove a bit of water and top up with plain RO to drop gh ? If so how much ?

Could it be that it is the last of the diseased shrimp ? If that is what it was... otherwise berried mamas and growing shrimplets (still not 100% survival rate) surviving ok

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BlueBolts

Yeah, I'd do a 5-10% straight RO water change! And get the mineral powder,

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ineke

Blackcat why don't you just order the minerals from a sponsor I know you have to pay postage but its less than the cost of 1 shrimp. Dean delivers next day in most cases. At least that will be one less thing to worry about. So sad that you are still having problems. Chin up you will get there:encouragement:

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Squiggle
Yeah' date=' I'd do a 5-10% straight RO water change! And get the mineral powder,[/quote']

+1, they had it at SubScape when we were there at the show, should go for a Saturday drive :encouragement:

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blackcat

Thats the plan I did have someone that I asked to grab some for me but something must've come up dohhh... just hoping its not disease :-(

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blackcat

Whooohoooo I have some Mineral Powder and it's in.... Here's hoping the shrimplets will survive and that the rest of the deaths stop...

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blackcat

Hi all sorry for beng mising in action for a whle but I Managed to twist my ankle whilst camping at earthcore and tor 2 out of the 4 ligaments thet hold your anke together ..... so im in a cam boot for another eek before rehab can start...grrrrr I have had a couple of losses due to the injury and my inability to spend tank time adjusting wp... oh well still seeing lots of bubbies around o not to fussed atm :o hopefully I can make a forum come back soon

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CNgo2006
Hi all sorry for beng mising in action for a whle but I Managed to twist my ankle whilst camping at earthcore and tor 2 out of the 4 ligaments thet hold your anke together ..... so im in a cam boot for another eek before rehab can start...grrrrr I have had a couple of losses due to the injury and my inability to spend tank time adjusting wp... oh well still seeing lots of bubbies around o not to fussed atm :o hopefully I can make a forum come back soon

Ouch poor you...Don't worry too much about the shrimpies and concentrate on getting yourself fit and healthy again. Hope you get better soon, no doubt you be back with a vengeance...

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Garnelchen

Oh no! Poor Deniz!:(

Hope you get well soon and come back to the forum. It's so quite here at the moment.

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blackcat

Awww thanks good to know ive been missed .... I am still working too so when I get home from a stressfull job I have had the stress of dealing with all the pain ....so in short im asleep really really early ....thanks for the well wishes though ;) ill be back with a vengence true dat

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Squiggle

Oooohhhh, that's gotta hurt! Hope you get well soon & hope the shrimpies do well without your care & attention. :encouragement:

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