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Old 02-11-2012, 05:57 PM   #31
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How are the sps looking? If they are very colorful, there's enough light.
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The German blue's polyps are blue but the rest is white and the other isn't white, but isn't orange either.
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White? That's not good. If it's not orange, what color is it? Brownish?
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Yeah kinda. I think they will like being so far up in my tank until i get all my issues addressed. Im more concerned about the cc since it started bleaching from the bottom.
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Atleast I got my refractometer today. It'll help, I need my salinity to go down.
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Well...German Blue Polyp is dead. Pretty unhappy about that. It would have been fine if the ati and fiji bulbs I ordered would have fit my T5HO. CC is almost fully bleached, don't think lighting was the issue since it bleached from the base up. My orange Capricornismight have some life left in it...but I'm not keeping my hopes up. Even my polyps are retracted. Really, really frustrating. My orange ric and my 2 duncans are doing great though. Still growing. My moonbrain is doing good too...thankfully. Going to use my tax refund to pick up a 55 gal setup if I can find one for the right price and use the leftover to get the 6 bulb T5HO that I wanted. Hopefully that will fix my issues with corals. I'll fix the minor leak in my 36 gal and turn it into an ATO. Sigh.
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Your parameters have to be off. Either that or fluctuating at night. Light, or lack of isn't killing the corals over night.
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Yeah im at a loss. My tests are on point. My salinity is a tad high, but i just got my refractometer and im slowly lowering it. Im at 1.029 and dont want to lower it again for a couple days so i dont stress out whata doing well.
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I'm losing an encrusting montipora I spent 100 bucks on . It turned brown and now is bleaching. It looks like its in bad shape. Only thing I can think of is it had to much light but I moved it to lower light. My alk is up around 10.5 so I Di t know if that's it. Sucks when they go south
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