Triton Method, part 12

One year later Wow .. it’s hard to believe, but I’ve been on Triton for 14 months! I started the blog posts on my Charm City Corals site, but as that site grows, I wanted to keep all my blogs in one area, so I moved...

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Triton Method, Part 11

Updates It’s been a few weeks since my last post, well, I guess over a month! At that time, I was battling algae. It’s easy to get discouraged and upset, but I tried to stay level minded and slowly battle it. I wanted...

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Triton method, part 10

Adding the GFO reactor Per my previous post, The Triton Method, Part 9, I discussed how I am noticing some brown algae on the live rock and shells of some of my clean up crew. After a conversation with Tim at Triton, he said...

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Triton Method, part 9

Increased algae growth My adventure began last October, so it’s been close to 3 months on Triton. No water changes have occurred and things, for the most part, are stable and I can enjoy the tank more. Coral growth has been...

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Triton Method, part 8

Dosing Today I finished installing all the dosers and mixing up my Triton Elements, parts 1-4, to begin dosing tomorrow. The hardware I am using are two Neptune Apex DOS dosers and two Neptune Apex DDR dosing containers. This...

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Triton Method, part 7

Adjusting the baselines It’s been a few weeks since my last post, so I wanted to provide an update. Currently, I have adjusted all the core elements and working on some of the secondary elements. I elected to go even slower...

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Triton Method, part 6

Adjusting the baselines My last posts outlined the start to the Triton Method conversion on one of our display tanks. For part 6, I am now adjusting the baselines. After ordering all the Triton Method products and getting them in...

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Triton Method, part 5

Current tank photo While blogging tonight with my tank in the corner of my eye, I thought, “why not get a photo to help document?” So, here is a quick cell phone pic .. I will use the SLR for better status photos and...

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Triton Method, part 4

Part 4: getting the refuge ready This tank had a 3 part sump. The first chamber is where the reef flows down into the sump. In this chamber, I have a sump and a heater. The second chamber, housed a GFO reactor and that’s...

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Triton Method, Part 3

Putting a plan of action together With the results in, I put together a plan of action to transition to the Triton method. I wanted to go at this very slow and cautious.  Also, my goal was to have the triton team by my side and...

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