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Old 07-06-2013, 08:13 PM   #1
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Torch Coral Help

I had my torch maybe a month now and it will not color up. Is this just the type of color it has? It's under 3watt led's so it has plenty of light. Middle of the tank. Opens and closes every morning and night. Should I feed it Mysis? When I do that, it doesnt even seem to eat like duncans do.

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Old 07-06-2013, 08:56 PM   #2
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I'm no expert but it looks like you have bleached the living day lights out of it, especially under the 3watt leds.. Move it to the sand bed and try and get it under a ledge in some shade
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I don't think its bleached at all. That looks like the natural color.
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So should I move it? I thought when it's bleached it turns white. This one is a pinkish light color.
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:55 PM   #5
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Maybe I'm just not seeing the color.. I can see a light pink color sort of in the center, but it looks very white to me. Is it the same color as when you bought it? Also how did you acclimate it to your current light?
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Looks bleached to me, move it lower and keep feeding it
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Old 07-08-2013, 03:16 PM   #7
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Looks bleached to me, move it lower and keep feeding it
I feed it mysis and all it does it hold it in it's tentacles then let it go...
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Mine started out light tan, then a long time later it became green. It eats nothing out of the water as far as I can see and it's 5 years old now. Mine gets a PAR of about 150-200, so moderate light. LOTS of random flow.
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Mine started out light tan, then a long time later it became green. It eats nothing out of the water as far as I can see and it's 5 years old now. Mine gets a PAR of about 150-200, so moderate light. LOTS of random flow.
That's what color mine is now....Light tank slightly pink
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