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Old 07-19-2015, 09:04 AM   #281
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I do not think it's the lighting, but If you are getting rid of your fixture, I'd be interested in it.
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Going to play with the LED and see if I can't get it right. Jeez... There's gotta be something else going on with my tank.

Anyways, thoughts on bubble coral? Found a really nice piece for $40 down the road...
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Old 07-23-2015, 09:49 AM   #283
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I do not think it's the lighting, but If you are getting rid of your fixture, I'd be interested in it.

I'll let you know when I get a new fixture.

New mental development, however, is to just get a high quality LED, if I'm going to upgrade my lights. I can get a Kessil A360 for $399 from my LFS. This may be the way I'll go.
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Old 08-01-2015, 10:27 AM   #284
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So I'm pretty convinced my tank has brown jelly disease. Sadly, I'm watching my hammers, frogspawn, and trumpet slowly whither away to bare skeletal structure, while my zoas, palys, and mushrooms are thriving and multiplying. I fear I will have no LPS left in my tank within a few short weeks.

If this is the case, I'm throwing in the towel for LPS, and will concentrate on softies. I don't want to get out of the hobby but sadly don't have nearly enough time to maintain some of these corals.
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Old 08-01-2015, 11:21 AM   #285
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Is there any jelly over the tissue?
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On my trumpet, yes. Not so much on my uephyllia, I'm just attesting their decline to what I see on my trumpet. Dunno. I'm at a huge loss with this tank and these corals...
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If there isn't any jelly on the others, then it isn't brown jelly. Brown jelly can only show up if there is stress going on in the tank. Something is going on. What are the parameters currently, especially alk?
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I'll be running parameter tests this weekend and will post. I did a large water change 2 days ago so I'm going to assume they're fairly close to the Red Sea Coral Pro projected numbers at 1.026.
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Old 08-02-2015, 06:28 PM   #289
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Results: could the lower calcium really wipe out all these corals?

Salinity 1025
Alk 8.4
Cal 370
Mag 1200
PH 8.0
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If it went low quickly or precipitated.
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