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    I just did a water change

    I just did a 20% water change on my 20gal tall and my rhodactis has this white discharge comig out. Is this normal? This if the 1st time I've seen this

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    Normal shock response to a major chemistry change. Was the water the same temp & pH?
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    yup pH is 8.3 water temp 77 just my ammonia was a tad up not bad like .5 but I always am a firm believer of scheduling my water changes pretty acurately oh yeah nitrates were @ 10ppm so I was ready to change the water lol the corals are better now thanks for the info. Case closed lol.

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    If your ammonia is really at .5, you may have something dead hidden in the rockwork. Well, before you check that, how long has the tank been up? Has it completed a cycle yet?
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    tanks been up for 2 months and a week as of today. i did have a yellowtail damsel get stuck on my power head kinda wedged his self in there the day before so that could have been the reason too. thanks for the help

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