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Old 11-04-2012, 12:17 PM   #1
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Coraline algae

What is the perfect mixture of components to make coraline algae thrive?
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:20 PM   #2
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Medium lighting with normal-high levels of alkalinity and calcium.. also coraline must be introduced to the system its not naturally occurring.

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Old 11-04-2012, 12:35 PM   #3
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Wow that's impressive so the light that comes stock in a light strip is that a lackluster light for the situation?
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:38 PM   #4
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It can grow coraline algae. I've noticed a lot of times the best coraline growth I've seen has been in low light setups. Im running a 36" 6 bulb t5 tek elite so I'm in the very high range of light for my tank lol.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:48 PM   #5
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That is a lot of light lol any suggestions for lighting a 10 gal tank other then what I have that also won't break the bank?
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A dual t5 or a small led panel would be fine for a 10
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Thanks a lot I'm reading a lot of mixed reviews on them they say its a great light with a short life span
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:02 PM   #8
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Thanks a lot I'm reading a lot of mixed reviews on them they say its a great light with a short life span
Which lights?
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The mini t5 dual. I'm going to be converting from a 10 to a 40 if not big in probably a year so do u recommend just waiting til then to get a better light system?
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:13 PM   #10
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Lighting a 10 gallon isn't very expensive so I would just upgrade as soon as you can.
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