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Old 09-08-2004, 05:26 PM   #1
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Silly coralline problem

I have a glass thermometer that keeps getting covered with coralline algae to the point where I can't read it anymore.. anyone else experience this? I don't mind scraping it off every week but it's kinda annoying.. even though I feel silly complaining about something like this.
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Old 09-08-2004, 05:35 PM   #2
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I coraline everywhere. Even my reef hermits and snails have nic purple-coated shells. No complaints here, though...Lando
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Old 09-08-2004, 05:39 PM   #3
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Yeah it's amazing how it spreads once it starts growing.. I always wanted it to happen so I guess I shouldn't complain, but I never expected to have so much that I couldn't read the temp, lol.
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Old 09-08-2004, 05:57 PM   #4
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nope, cuz I use a coralife digital thermometer. they're the bomb!
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Old 09-08-2004, 05:57 PM   #5
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i have that problem so i removed my thermometer and i just float my hydrometer 3-4 times a week and get a reading off of it (it also has a built in thermometer)
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I have the same problem to a certain extent...couldnt get any coraline growth and now that i have added VHO lights I have coraline growth too...covering my powerheads...dont see that it is spreading much on the rocks...but the pumps are covered!!! Go figure!!
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i wish mine would grow like that...it is just on my live rock and is very very very slowly spreading to some of my base rock
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An idea: stick on thermometer! Jeff
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An idea: stick on thermometer! Jeff
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Old 09-09-2004, 12:54 AM   #10
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Ya I use both stick on and bulb thermometer.

I take quick glances at the stick on, and if it looks funny, I look at the glass one.


PS. I have no Coraline problems. I cant really get it to grow. It is growing slowly on my LR. What can I do?
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