Originally Posted by rossv
I think no matter what the purple corraline will eventually take over for the most part. There is a reason you see it EVERYWHERE in the hobby. Im sure if you tried hard enough you could cultivate pieces of rock with mostly other colors, but is it worth the effort?
I've heard of people using toothbrushes to scrub patches of corraline to help release spores and make it spread.
Perfect, that's why I ask these questions here instead of just accepting when somebody says at the LFS
or wherever, "Yeah, you want the purple." I want to say, Don't tell me what I want, tell me why! A lot of mine died in the move. I'm
Assuming so b/c it turned white. Good to know, that I can encourage it to spread by brushing.
So I'm guessing you're saying that probably general water parameters & lighting support the purple coralline best??