Originally Posted by philly
is there any way to turn plain live rock into that beautiful purple live rock?
- Scraping of coralline from an established tank OR adding piece of LR
containing good coralline coverage.
- Good water flow
- Good calcium/alk
- Low phosphates
- Patience.. it takes time.
I didn't mention lighting because IMO
there will be types of coralline that will do well in whatever lighting you have.