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Old 03-17-2014, 05:31 PM   #1
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Zoa issue- help please

Any idea what might be causing this?
This area was all packed full at one time.
Now some are not opening up and they seem to be reducing in numbers?
The bottom use to look just like the tops
Ph 8.0 Amonia 0-0.25 salinity 025

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Old 03-17-2014, 06:13 PM   #2
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what else is in the tank, livestock, cuc, nearby corals to those.
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Old 03-17-2014, 06:39 PM   #3
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Ooo good question
75 gal
1 Peppermint shrimp
1 brittle starfish
3 golbies
2 small clown
1 fire fish
1 yellow tang
2 blue chromis
1 sand shifting starfish
No annenome
Couple of snails

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Old 03-17-2014, 08:30 PM   #4
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1st thing that looks off would be lighting, as they appear rather brown. 2nd would be that you have ammonia in your system
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Old 03-18-2014, 12:18 AM   #5
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Ooo good question
75 gal
1 Peppermint shrimp
1 brittle starfish
3 golbies
2 small clown
1 fire fish
1 yellow tang
2 blue chromis
1 sand shifting starfish
No annenome
Couple of snails

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hmm... have you seen the skunk cleaner climbing them. Mine will occasion start touching them and it makes em close. Though it is weird they are closed so much. definitelly go with bigred he helped me a tonne when i first had gotten started.
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Thanks all
Lighting is a reefbright techled 50/50
They are actually brown from the day I got them so I guess that's their normal color and that hasn't changed
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What are your params? Not just the ones you posted earlier, everything, nitrate phosphate alkalinity calcium magnesium? Are you using ro/di?
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everything, nitrate phosphate alkalinity calcium magnesium? Are you using ro/di?

Ro/di Yes
Nitrate 0
Phos 0.25
Alk cal and mag ? Don't know

Why are they not all acting alike ?

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Ok well phosphate is way to high, and zoas can be finicky corals I've had some melt on me for no reason while a different morph right next to them thrives
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I'll try to get the phosphates down
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