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Old 10-15-2008, 03:04 PM   #1
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Coralline Growth

How long does it normally tank for Coralline to grow?
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Old 10-15-2008, 03:20 PM   #2
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I had very little growth at first, but at the two month mark I had an explosion Coralline.
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It depends on your lighting and your water parameters. Higher calcium content along with the correct Alk and Mag levels will lend to coraline growth. When the conditions are right it will seemingly grow and cover everything over night.
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Yeah.... I had a growth spert and the it just stopped.... I know it has something to do with Tap Water.... Still waiting to get my RO/DI system hopefully soon......
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What are your calcium and alk readings?
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Well i just checked my Calcium is at 440 my Alk i don't have a test for that yet...
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Get a magnesium kit too
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Yes check that also too.
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Yeah i've been meaning to get both of them and a new nitrate test as well API testing suxs...
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Well, API does have a decent test kit but not for the other tests..IMO.
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