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Old 06-26-2004, 04:05 PM   #1
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Coral Color

Hello, All!
I have a question:
My various mushrooms and polyps are all get kind of brown color after a while in my tank. No metter what color they are in the store, they change it to that brown in my tank.
What do i do wrong?
Any suggestions are appretiated.

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Old 06-26-2004, 04:48 PM   #2
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Can you describe your setup and your lighting?
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ya it sounds like they are not happy with the light.
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I have 55 gal tank with 192 W of light (2x96 white/blue)
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can ya post your water test for us!!
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Here it is:

Salt - 1.024-1.025
Ph - 8.4
No2 - 0
No3 - 40
Ph - 560
Iodine - 0.01
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Ph - 560
Nitrates are a bit high
Ph-560? not sure what this is, if it is phosphate, it is also high
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Ph-560? not sure what this is, if it is phosphate, it is also high
oops....
I meant Calcium
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Whats your Alk levels?
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Alk .... I don't know, I do not have this test
I can add KH - 10-11 if it helps...

BTW, the corals seems to be feeling OK - fully open and looks healthy, but no color
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