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Old 08-25-2011, 04:27 PM   #1
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New to coral

I just bought some zoas and leathers to go in my tank, but they haven't opened up at all. Is it normal for corals to not open for awhile while they adjust to their new environment? I was told my lights were strong enough.
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It could take a few days for the corals to fully open, no need to be alarmed.

As long as your water parameters are good and you didnt place them too high up you should be fine. You should always start the corals out lower and raise them up til you find the right spot for them and you.
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Good to hear. I've only had them for a day and was worried my lights weren't strong enough
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What kind of lights do you have?
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It's a Coralife Mini Aqualight t5 fixture, over a 4gal tank
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That is plenty of light they must be just taking time to acclimate to their new home
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