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Old 05-13-2019, 06:30 PM   #1
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Carbon vs BTA

Can carbon kill my BTA? I got a new BRS gfo and carbon reactor. After installing it my BTA started to shrivel. Before that I was just running chemi blue and she was doing fine. Do you think carbon is the problem?
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Carbon can't kill an anemone. Did you rinse the GFO and carbon well before adding it into the system?
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Yea I rinsed it. BTA moved to a different location and shriveled. Not sure if sheís just getting acclimated to the new spot or what.
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Was it a larger amount of GFO than normal? A drastic change in parameters can easily cause stress, even if it is a good one.
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Was it a larger amount of GFO than normal? A drastic change in parameters can easily cause stress, even if it is a good one.


It was the normal amount. Before I had chemi blue so Iím not sure if thatís a big change going from chemi blue to gfo and carbon.
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It just sounds like you added a lot more GFO than what was being used in the system before hand and it caused a quick change that stressed out the anemone. It should be fine, just make sure you gradually add more GFO in the future.
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