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Old 04-18-2011, 02:59 PM   #1
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how to acclimate corals?

theres alot of conflicting information about how to acclimate corals so i want do it the right way, tmrw im getting 2 corals and i want to know the proper way to acclimate them after you float them to temp adjust?
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Old 04-18-2011, 03:00 PM   #2
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I think it's the same as fish. It's in this article somewhere

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: A Quarantine Tank for Everything by Steven Pro - Reefkeeping.com
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Old 04-18-2011, 03:01 PM   #3
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id say drip alclimate so they can adjust to water params salinity ph etc
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i dont have a quarantine so i wont be quarantining these corals just a dip in coral rx
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See some sites say to drip some don't that's whats confusing so much conflict
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i think a drip n dip would be the safest
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My local fish store said just put them right in lol maybe I'm wrong but I did it and it worked might not be right but that's what that said
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My local fish store said just put them right in lol maybe I'm wrong but I did it and it worked might not be right but that's what that said
you probly had a hardy coral some more delicate ones would be stressed and not open for days even weeks after
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you probly had a hardy coral some more delicate ones would be stressed and not open for days even weeks after
I guess it was a torch and a candy the torched opened up 30 mins after
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that's good
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