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Old 11-13-2014, 01:20 PM   #11
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My calcium lvl was actually perfect last time I checked it and it helped my coralline algae spread .


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Old 11-13-2014, 01:27 PM   #12
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I do have a good bit of corals and I've always used it for my live rock not for the calcium . It has always helped with my coralline algae growth just never effected my calcium lvl at all .


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Its easy to blame a product for coralline growth. Coralline is grown over time. The more it grows the faster it grows. Its easy to add a product and blame that for enhanced coralline growth when it's really just you keeping a healthy tank.
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Phyto is really that easy huh how did you start yours up?


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2 liter bottles of tap water. Drill a hole in the cap for an air line and another smaller hole for the air to escape.

Add the fertilizer and phyto culture

then add light and wait for it to grow.
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That could very well be true . And that's the same way I looked at doing the phytoplankton before but was told it was better to swirl the bottles around once a day ?


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That could very well be true . And that's the same way I looked at doing the phytoplankton before but was told it was better to swirl the bottles around once a day ?


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Not needed. I just shake mine up whenever I dose it. Probably 2 to 3 times a week.
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Not bad at all then .


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Old 11-13-2014, 02:08 PM   #16
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What's perfect?
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I hate that word !!!! it's just not a answer lol
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Coraline uses calcium an alkalinity to grow just like corals.


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And also I asked what people use to help there coral grow not a bunch of *** hole comments .


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