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Old 01-19-2013, 12:23 AM   #1
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flower pot coral

Came home and suddenly it dont open anymore. What could be wrong. Run water test result salinity .025 ..ammonia.nitrite and nitrate 0 . Alkalinity 125ppm . Phosphate .5 .calcium 460

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Old 01-19-2013, 12:57 AM   #2
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Flower pots are hard to keep
I had 2 did great about 6 months than they slowly died off
their water has to be just right flow and parameters
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:01 AM   #3
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Yea i had it for a while already and it just suddenly became like this.. did you throw out the rock when it died off
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It started to rot out in tank
so I tossed them they stunk awful
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:08 AM   #5
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Gonis have been known to die off for no reason. When I was buying mine, an LFS employee said maybe they'll be fine for even 2 years and just suddenly die. They're beautiful enough to pay knowing the end result IMO. Make sure it's not getting a lot of flow nor too much light.
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A very high end lfs near me which has corals up to 1000 dollars and are great at what they do said don't count on them living more then 6 months. Yes beautiful, but worth the money to die? Not sure.
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I just had one die and it started falling apart in the tank... had to remove it so it wouldn't foul tank.
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:20 PM   #8
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Very true. Wish I knew that from beginning. Now a lesson learn lol
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I think every beginner has or had a flower pot
I know I did once upon a time
Theres something about them that draws it towards you
but yes 6 months life tops
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