Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-26-2012, 10:21 AM   #11
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Alberta canada
Posts: 2,360
Send a message via Skype™ to kdpuffer
I personally drip acclimate everything for as long as possible. I also use a small heater and powerhead so I can temp match that way. I try to acclimate for a minimum of two hours. The exception is sps coral. I leave them out of water for 5 minutes then they go straight into the tank and start on the sand or close to and gradually move them up. The reason being that sps secrete a slime coating to prevent drying out at low tide. This slime seals them in and gradually dissolves off thus acclimating them.
__________________

__________________
kdpuffer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2012, 10:28 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Keithhjs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: California
Posts: 1,673
I also dip my corals. I acclimate by adding about 1 -2 oz of tank water every couple minutes or so over 20-30 minutes mixed with a coral disinfectant. I then transfer to a container with tank water mixed with revive for about 15-20 minutes, then into tank.
__________________

__________________
Keithhjs is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
coral, corals

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:29 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.