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Old 09-07-2013, 08:39 PM   #1
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hammer head and salinity question.

I did a 25 percent water change and the water I put in was 1.023 just like my tank. Niw it reads 1.022.. also is this a good spot for my hammer head. I placed it in today. Thanks
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:19 PM   #2
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I'm sure they like to be on the sand bed with they stone base buried, and your salinity should be 1.025-1.026 for a reef tank
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Ive seen them both low and high. Mine is on top of the rock. I agree with that range of salinity. Btw its hammer coral not hammer head.
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Its a hammer head coral. So you think I should move it from were it is. I really dont like that spot I visualized it difrent. What the best way to raise my salinity
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Keep topping it off with a mix at 1.025 or 1.026 and just by your water evaporating it will balance out, but I'm still sure it should be on the sand bed, a hammer head will sweep food drifting on the sand. At least mine do
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Are you checking your salinity with a hydrometer or refractometer?
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I moved it to the sand bed just now. I read all night and the best place for a branching hammer head is on the bottom. According to what I read. I use a hydrometer to measure ny salinity but I think im going to order a refractometer. I hear they are better.
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Wow I moved it down like 20 minutes ago and allready it opening up.
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Here's a Hammerhead I had and then immediately got rid of.

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Here's a Hammerhead I had and then immediately got rid of.
That's so cute, I'd love one, to bad they get a bit to big for home
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