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Old 08-13-2004, 12:30 PM   #1
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Coraline question

I have been reading the recent posts on coraline growth. I too want coraline growth too. Whats weird is I have some growth sporadically like on my pumps and such but very little on anything else. I ordered some LR from LR.com and their 3 peices of rock has a lot of purple and pinks and want this to spread to the other rocks.
So with this said, Im adding VHO soon. What "chemicals" do I need as well as test kits? What brands are good too....I have Kent Calcium now but never used it as it was given to me. Let me know what all I need and where you guys have found the best products.
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Well I would add a little calicum and then maybe grab a stiff brush and set your filters to low and try to scrape off some pink to your other rocks and let it sit and see what happens.
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Also try this stuff.. I hear it's AWESOME !
http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...al&Np=1&N=2004

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Have you or anyone else tried this??? How long does it take to see results?
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Old 08-13-2004, 01:50 PM   #5
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You really shouldn't need additional supliments if you use good quality salt and keeyp your water changes up.


or so I've read.
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Old 08-13-2004, 01:53 PM   #6
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Don't add any chemicals unless you have test kits for them, including calcium.

Seeding with scrapings of coralline is a good idea, but above all else all you have to do is... wait.
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Have you or anyone else tried this??? How long does it take to see results?
I have it ordered since it's on sale...
I have problems with growing corialine..
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I had no Coraline growth wath so ever for the first few months. I dosed calcium. They I bought a Calcium reactor. It's amazing how fast it's spreads now.

BTW Aragamilk is a great sumplement for clacium if you don't have a reactor.
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Well my tank has been set up for over 1 year now and Im not going to say I dont have any, but its sparse...I want the colors on my rock that I got from LR.com to spread to my other rocks. I think i will try calcium and get me a good test kit maybe. Im not familiar with what calcium reactors do....And probably dont need to as I will end up adding this to my list!!
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me too. tank is 3 mths old but no sign of coraline grow. on the contrary, green nasty algae grow over my coraline
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