Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 07-17-2009, 08:43 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 231
Problem in progress?


A few days ago, I bought the media reactor by the Two Little Fishes (150 model) and I used the Phos-Zorb that is highly recommended by the LFS. Two days later, my red open brain coral started to have some areas bleached. I have this coral for about 5 months and it has expanded and pigmented inmmensely. I remember someone mention about the Aluminum Oxide that causes some corals to regress? My water chemistry is as good as it can be so I know it is not a factor. I also have good lights (9W/gallon). I reckon I should remove the media and replaced with carbon for the time being? DP

Dr. Dai Phan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2009, 10:55 AM   #2
Sliced Bread
neilanh's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 8,482
Might be a good idea to stop running it for a while. Research that specific coral and see what others say. There are quite a few corals that don't like the phosphate removal stuff, so this definately sounds like one of those cases.

In the DC Metro Area? Check out GWAPA and WAMAS
neilanh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2009, 11:51 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
thincat's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
+1 That's what I'd do.
Happy Reefing,
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Progress WaterPond Cichlid Discussion 5 08-28-2007 09:21 PM
40gal progress! XxTitleisTxX Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 8 08-24-2007 08:06 AM
Progress garth7 Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 17 11-03-2006 06:51 PM
Tank in progress cJw Show Off/Photography 4 03-22-2005 11:01 AM
Cycle in progress Aztlan Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 9 03-05-2004 08:21 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.