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Old 07-11-2012, 05:21 PM   #31
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Old 07-11-2012, 05:26 PM   #32
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If they were only partially opened before, in the other pic, then they were probably already starting to feel the effects of the algae. I'm not really sure about the best method to get it off the colony, but I would try gently brushing them to try to remove what you can. The only other thing I could suggest, is to make sure that your phosphate and nitrate levels are very low, to curb more algae from forming.
Hope it works out for you Juan.
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Old 07-11-2012, 05:54 PM   #33
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I just see this as many signs of your GSP not having enough flow. Put it in a high flow area. This will blow the algae off, hopefully, and your polyps should open up.
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My nitrates and phosphates are at 0. I brushed it gently and got a lot of the algae off of it.
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I don't believe 6 days in your tank caused the problem, but agree with Sniper, a high flow area is suggested for this coral, and will help keep algae off of it. Mine do well in a high flow, somewhat turbulent area, with med light.
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Alright I moved it to a good spot close to where it was first opening. The spot has good amount of light and good flow because it's next to a Powerhead. Now we wait :P
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Signs of life! I was inspecting my gsp today and noticed one of them is a little open. Thank god.
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Old 07-12-2012, 07:36 PM   #38
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It takes awhile to acclimate sometimes. Patience is a virtue. But I like the tank that's pretty cool with the tv on the wall above it.
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Trust me I know lol. Thanks it was hard to set up -_-
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Old 07-12-2012, 07:57 PM   #40
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Signs of life! I was inspecting my gsp today and noticed one of them is a little open. Thank god.
Well, that's a start. Hopefully the rest comes around for you, good luck Juan!
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