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Old 09-19-2011, 06:25 PM   #1
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I guys I was wondering what chemicals can I add to my tank that will safely enhance the colors of my corals, it's not that I have a problem now its that I wanted to know if there is anything to make them brighter. Thanks
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IME most products are snake oil and/or most tanks are not in such good balance that the products provide the limiting factor. There is always a limiting factor in how well the livestock will do and few tanks are at the point where trace elements and micronutrients will make a difference.

The real answer is to question anything you buy. Buy it once, use it as directed, then when you run out stop using it. If you see a decline when you stop, keep using it. If you don't see any difference when you stop using it, don't keep wasting your money on it.
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I guys I was wondering what chemicals can I add to my tank that will safely enhance the colors of my corals, it's not that I have a problem now its that I wanted to know if there is anything to make them brighter. Thanks
The main factor in their color is your lights and the color spectrum they give.
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i would agree with lighting and pristine water parameters. i don't think there is anything in a bottle that you can pour in and all of the sudden your corals look more colorful.
i would not add anything you haven't tested for and know for a fact that you are lacking. less is more in this case in my experience.
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