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Old 10-19-2015, 03:41 AM   #1
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Chaeto floating now?

My Chaeto has been sitting at the bottom of my fuge sense I added it months ago and now literally in the last few hours just started floating.

I did some quick searching and people have said theirs either floats or sinks. I'm just wonder why the sudden change? Does this mean anything??
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Old 10-19-2015, 10:24 AM   #2
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Maybe it's dirty and oxygen bubbles are trapped in pockets of it?


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I'll mess with it and see what happens
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You should actually throw a powerhead in the sump, you want chaeto to tumble, not just sit.
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Why should cheato tumble?
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It doesn't need to tumble it just needs good water flow through it.


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I agree with not needing to tumble. I have it underneath my 60 and 240 and it grows just fine in both. The bottom does not die off due to lack of light as I have heard some people mention either. I think that is the thought behind tumbling it. I just use a shop light with a regular bulb. Nothing fancy. I also do not have a pump to push water through. I just use the natural flow that the return pump creates.


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