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Old 06-26-2012, 12:25 AM   #1
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Brain coral skeleton

My mother recently returned from our vacation house in Cozumel, mex and brought me a skeleton of a brain coral. I want to add it to my tank for the coralline algae to grow on it. Any tips on how to introduce to te tank?
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:33 AM   #2
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What size tank do you have. Is the tank established? Not knowing what is on the skeleton, you may want to bleach it, rinse it in water, add prime as needed ( to remove chlorine; may need to be done a few times), and then add it to your tank. You never know where it has been sitting and what it's picked up.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:35 AM   #3
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30g tank my tank has been running for over two months coralline algae grown everywhere.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:37 AM   #4
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Yeah, just bleach it to kill everything on there, soak it in water, resoak again in new water, and add prime to remove the chlorine. Better safe than sorry.
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:46 AM   #5
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New to this sorry,
what do u mean by prime and how much bleach should I put?
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Old 06-26-2012, 12:48 AM   #6
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Dechlorinator is prime. Like stress coat.
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:02 AM   #7
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Got it thanks!
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:13 AM   #8
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A 10% bleach solution should be fine. 1 part bleach, 9 parts water etc.
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:02 AM   #9
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Awesome thank u
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