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Old 03-03-2014, 02:16 PM   #1
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I think my lighting was inadequate for this coral and they all closed up

I think my lighting was inadequate for this coral and they all closed up. I just replaced my light will it come back. Click image for larger version

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Old 03-03-2014, 02:17 PM   #2
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What's your lighting system?
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It's metal halide and fluorescent
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:29 PM   #4
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When did you get the zoas/palys? And how high in the tank are they? What's the flow like? And do you know your parameters?

Sorry for so many questions lol
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It's ok my nitrates are a bit high my flow is good I got a bigger protein skimmer to handle the big load
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I got the coral when I bought the used love rock about 6 months ago
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Please define a bit high. And how high are they in the tank? Zoas/palys don't need a ton of light, and metal halides are pretty intense.
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The lights are only 150watts it's under a black darker area under my hood and it's halfway to the top
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What's the tank size?
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75 gallon and a 30 Gallon sump
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