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Old 04-18-2011, 05:29 PM   #11
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Float the bag for temp. ajustment and check the SG and make slow adjustments as needed.
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so i didnt like the selection of corals at my lfs so i ordered a gsp and a zoanthid colony rock about 40 polyps online their coming tomorrow so for these i just float the bag to temp acclimate and if the salinity is a little off just pour a little water in to get the salinity to match?
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Old 04-21-2011, 11:46 PM   #13
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You should really dip any corals before adding them to your tank to make sure there are no bad hidden hitchhikers like flatworms or nudibranchs.
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I usually check the SG and it if it is close I go ahead and start dipping the corals after they have floated in the tank. If the SG is off I will slowly acclimate the coral as it is floating and then dip.
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You should really dip any corals before adding them to your tank to make sure there are no bad hidden hitchhikers like flatworms or nudibranchs.
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I usually check the SG and it if it is close I go ahead and start dipping the corals after they have floated in the tank. If the SG is off I will slowly acclimate the coral as it is floating and then dip.
oh yes i have dip already kent marine coral dip
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Old 04-22-2011, 09:44 AM   #15
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Yeah youre def going to want to drip acclimate
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:52 PM   #16
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Ok I got my corals but the zoanthid seems to have been damaged in the shipment should I do anything to it?
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:54 PM   #17
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i would give them some time. They can be finicky to open on a dime. Looks like a nice size colony.
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what i meant was some of the ones like on the left bottom are hanging off the ones still attached to the rock are opening already
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Ahh i see now. I don't know if its the same, bnut part of my palythoas blew off their rock and reattached themselves. Not sure if the zooa will find the rock to attach back to. maybe you can help it along ?
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