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Old 02-06-2014, 06:40 PM   #1
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Zoanthid doing....

So my zoanthids aren't really doing good. I found three three heads detached on a rock. What should I do??? Click image for larger version

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1. Type & how long you have had it: About a month old zoanthids

2. Current lighting & Bulb Age: T5 72 watts 4 bulbs

3. Nitrate:0

4. Calcium

5. Phosphate: I use tap but the store I go uses tap too.

6. Alkalinity

7. pH:8.2

8. Salinity:1.025

9. Temperature:79

10. Liquid or strip test kits: liquid

11. Location in tank: bottom currently. Was at the middle of the tank

12. Current amount of flow:moderate

13. Current tank dosing regimenong have one

14. Nearby coral:Candy cane coral

15. Explanation of problem: Zoanthids are not doing well and some were closed up. After a while the ones that were closed, the heads fell off and I have three on a rock. What should I do? Hopefully I did this right because this is my first time using this format.
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Don't know for sure but I've had 3 zoa heads do that- all else looked good, though. The 3 reattached in another spot & grew there
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Stop using tap. I can tell you you have phosphate and nitrate problems just by looking. You have cyano starting in the front right. Zoas can be hit or miss for people, but as a general rule of thumb if a softie "let's go" it's not happy where it is
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