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Old 08-01-2009, 08:51 AM   #1
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coral bleaching?

I have noticed come of my SPS colors are fading. Is this consider bleaching? my water parameters are ok. Any thoughts?
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What kind of lighting do you have? Are those up to date readings in your sig?
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Old 08-01-2009, 09:18 AM   #3
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yes they are the most up to date... I am using Aquamedic 150W MH 20K... My orange Monti Cap never got dark orange..
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although yesterday my ph was on the low side...
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When you say fading, do you mean the colors are getting dull or are they turning white?
White is bleaching.
Fading could be excessive nutrients.
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they are actully getting dull.. although one of my deep water SPS frag on my rack bleached in one night! never seen that before... I have the Chemipure Elite in my filter as well...
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