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Old 06-24-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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My birdsnest is turning white in a few spots. Is it bleaching or just growing at a rapid rate? Looks like all polyps are out and thriving.. Just out new lights on and the par reading near it is around 200's.. It does look thicker.. I think... It's only about 3" long. And can't get a clear picture
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:17 PM   #2
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Pic of the coral?
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:42 PM   #3
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I tried.. It just showed up white from the glare.. If I turn lights down you can't see it..
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:48 PM   #4
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Best I could get. The lighter parts show what's whitening up. The polyps seem to be spread apart in those areas too. But polyps are out..
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I don't think that's a good thing. They will lighten up drastically when the new, higher growth blocks the light, but it's not the case here. Perhaps the light is too intense. Where is this placed and what are you running over it?
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:08 PM   #6
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It's just above the middle in the tank and the Taos were at about 70% white 100% blue.. I turned the whites down to about 60..
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I have mine about 30" away from the fixtures at 100%. How far away is the middle, from the fixture?
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I'd say 24-26". I have softies higher . And the higher point of the nest is fine.. When it grows it is white..... In just trying to convince myself it's growing.. Lol
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It looks to me from the pic that the top side of that branch is white, and not the bottom.
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The right side is a little white.. The left side that branches up words. Is still normal. This morning with lights out it didnt look white at all..
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