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Old 06-08-2011, 05:34 PM   #1
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I picked up a piece of live rock to help cycle my tank. When i got to my LFS they had a piece of LR with corral on it. When i got home today i looked at the tank and the piece of corral had it's "mouth" open like a clam. Can anyone help with what this is?

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Old 06-08-2011, 06:25 PM   #2
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Why did you buy a bunch of corals for the cycle? The parameters won't be able to support them for long... Looks like you have some unhappy zoanthids and some other unhappy coral in the bottom left of the rock.
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Old 06-08-2011, 06:30 PM   #3
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This is my first dip into saltwater. I guess i messed up.
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You`ll need to do some PWC`s to keep the ammonia lower which in turn will prolong your cycle.
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When I transferred my 30 into a 46 g I had corals. Well my 46 went ahead and cycled just like a brand new tank and the high ammonia killed my corals almost immediately. I would strongly advise you to ask your LFS if they'll house yours while your tank finishes cycling. That way you won't have to do PWC and make your cycle last longer. My LFS housed my candy cane which barely survived.
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That sounds like a plan Sergia. Thanks!
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Cool, keep us posted on your progress.
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I meant Sergie sorry.
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Gonna have to do PWC to keep ammo low, what are your lights btw? You can save them so long as you keep up on water changes, but your cycle is going to take quite some time as a result.
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