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Old 09-24-2004, 03:05 PM   #1
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Opinion on coral supplements

I've been using Kent's Coral-Vite and Coral-Accel in my tank. What does everyone else use and what are your opinions? I've only been using them a month or so and it's pretty hard to tell if it's doing anything at all.
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I would use them sparingly. If you use too much they could pollute the tank. I use them once a week.. I want to start spot feeding my clam. I use a turkey baster to spot feed the corals and clam. I want something a little better. Thinking a long glass wide tube...
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they work, slowly.

Don't overdose either.

I am using Coral-Vite too. Rocks are turning pickish slowly.
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coral accel says to use it everyday i was following the instructions i dont want to pollute my tank is that too much
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I would use it every other day...
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do it everyday, but smaller dose than what they recommend.

they want you to use more so you buy more from them! :P
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Best advice I have EVER seen on this site is...Never dose what you are not testing for. That advice will go a looooong wa in the longevity of your tank ; )

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is there any way to test for coral accel
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is there any way to test for coral accel
No...
Patience is the best thing to see them glow
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I have used DT's in the past with good success. Having no LFS now that carrys it I know use Liquid life bio plankton and coral plankton. I feed the tank cyclop-eeze(sp) also and my corals have responded well. I also add B-ionic calcium and alkalinity 2 part system, this helps with the growth of coralline algae and corals.
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