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Old 04-01-2004, 06:55 PM   #1
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Figuring out if a coral is healthy before buying it?

The couple places I go to look at and buy corals seem to have a decently nice selection at fair prices. My concern is most of the times the corals are not fully opened etc so it's very difficult to judge what they look like or how healthy they are. Also I"m assuming algae growing on a coral is a bad sign along with loss of color or white spots. Any other tips to look for?

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