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Old 01-13-2006, 04:46 PM   #1
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Coralline growth so far....

I've had some decent coralline growth thus far. I've noticed that it grows faster in areas where the water moves more. I really don't have a lot on the back wall but do have significant amonts on the sides and on the powerheads . Is there anything i can do to more evenly distribute the coralline or should i just be happy with what i have so far. (My set-up is 5.5 months old now.)









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Old 01-13-2006, 06:50 PM   #2
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Scrape the ends of the tank and let it blow around the tank spreading it. Keeping your alk and cal balanced will also help.
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The old corriline algea on the glass trick. How I know!!
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The old corriline algea on the glass trick. How I know!!
what do you mean? Are you saying i should scrap it off the glass?

I was just trying to figure out if i had a good amount of coraline algae built up for the age of my tank (5 months).
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Its up to you . Some scrape some dont. I try to but its a never ending battle . Good luck
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what type of salt mix do you use? are you dosing calcium?
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Instant ocean and yes I add calcium. Last check mine was around 350 . I have several corals that use it up prety quick besides weekly water changes.
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yea ive been getting around 325-350 from instant ocean.
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i use reef crystals. But i do dose with C-Balance and Kalk
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