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Old 01-28-2014, 07:23 AM   #11
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I have a 55g and I have the eBay LEDs should I turn up the light more because they are dimmable

Taotronics?
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Taotronics?

No they are not
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I don't think it's light. Some parameter is off. I don't know if your light is sufficient, but an anemone would either hide from the light if it was too intense, or move, not split in 3.
If the light was too weak, it would open wider to increase surface area exposed to the light, or move, not split.
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But everything else in my tank is fine? Could it just be recovering from splitting?
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The reason it split is because of stress. Do you have clown fish beating it up?
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I didn't think they split because of stress and my shrimp was by it he could have messed with it
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Anemone split and retract due to stress. The act of splitting is an attempt of keeping their genetic code going when it believes it is in fear of dying. Though you haven't tested any parameters, I would do a water change ASAP to try to put whatever is out of whack back into line.
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Ok so my tank is so messed up like water level is like 5" from the top and my hob protein skimmer doesn't work and I have been afraid to add to much water or do a water change becaus I don't wanna kill everything off. What exectly should I test for?
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If you aren't adding fresh water to top off your tank, your salinity is slowly raising. You HAVE TO keep the water level as consistent as possible. I would slowly add water (over a period of days) until it's full again.
How do you expect to keep these sensitive creatures when you neglect these simple things?
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Ok I test nitrates nitrites ammonia salinity I have never done a what change because it never has seemed necessary
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