Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-01-2004, 07:55 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: PA
Posts: 1,869
Send a message via AIM to jamal-188
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?
__________________

__________________
jamal-188 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2004, 08:46 PM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Virginia
Posts: 2,256
Send a message via ICQ to fishfreek Send a message via AIM to fishfreek Send a message via MSN to fishfreek Send a message via Yahoo to fishfreek
tissue regression. responsivness to disturbance.
__________________
Remember dont tap the glass, your fish will think you're an idiot -Anonymous mother

Check out our articles area. 30+ Aquatic articles for your enjoyment
Are you in or around the Shenandoah Valley area? If so click here to join our regional forum.
fishfreek is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
coral

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Online Fish/Coral buying ryshark Saltwater Reef Aquaria 6 01-03-2008 03:50 PM
Can you check my figuring? JDogg Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 4 05-02-2007 08:51 PM
Figuring out sigs shawmutt Forum Admin & Announcements 5 06-10-2006 03:26 PM
need help figuring these guys out.. Acer Cichlid Discussion 6 05-17-2006 03:34 PM
Need help figuring out where to go from here. exodus Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 11 05-07-2006 11:23 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.