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Old 11-06-2005, 07:15 PM   #1
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green star polyps!!

i got these had them for a week and they still dident open !!!!! the purple mesh is slowly turning white i have a 44 gal tank with 80 watts of pc light

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That's less than 2wpg. I wouldn't think they'd be able to live in such a low light enviroment. You could try moving them as high up as you can get them, see if that helps.

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I agree, too little light is likely the problem. Can you post your current water parameters?
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Old 11-06-2005, 09:47 PM   #4
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wow i dont kno man thats not good...the GSps i got opened withing 2 hours and they were in cold water due to shipping for like2 days
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Ya man you don't have proper lighting for that coral, or any coral for that matter. You can either take the coral back, or get another PC fixture asap.
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