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Old 02-05-2011, 05:36 PM   #1
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My plate coral looks like he is about to explode!!

Hey guys I fed my plate coral and now he looks like he is going to explode!! What is he doing
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Old 02-05-2011, 07:19 PM   #2
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it belongs on the sand bed, first of all. what size piece of food did you feed it?
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Lol I put him up there for more light bc he didn't look that good when he was down on the sand. I gave him liquid food
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they don't eat liquid food. that is a long tentacle plate. they don't have a very good track record in closed systems. in other words, don't get attached to it.
if you wanted to feed it, a small piece of meaty foods is what they like. a pea sized piece of fresh fish or shrimp will work.
if it's not getting enough light, you should purchase a better light, instead of balancing it on that skull.
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Doug is right. They need to be on the substrate. Be careful not to overfeed.
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Old 02-05-2011, 07:38 PM   #6
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Ya I know I am looking at better lights actually if u aren't to busy I put up a post about this light on eBay I don't know if I trust eBay much so if u could look at this other post and tell me if it sounds or looks good??
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