Oh and not sure about nitrates I'm not home to test at the moment. The tank is understocked and planted though so I doubt they are too high.
From my understanding from googling in the past, the reagents of the nitrogen tests are the same. The color charts are different for fw and sw, so interpreting
Is this thinking of your 15g columnar, or something larger? If the 15g, the only cichlid (for soft water as was mentioned) is one of the Dicrossus species.
Well, I have restarted my tank with the new live rock. It is currently a FOWLR... I have just received some live rock form Liveaquaria that is curing