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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The Triton Method, Part 2

The Triton Method Results from baseline tests are in Our first decision was to get baseline results. Moving to the triton method, in my opinion, is about preciseness and measurements. Without baseline data, how do you know where...

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Triton Method: Part 1

Switching a tank to the triton method By trade, I’m a data and analytics guy. I like things to be precise and accurate and believe data driven decisions are the only way to go. I started into this hobby as a total newbie...

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