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Old 12-08-2013, 11:47 PM   #1
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Live rock turning white?

Why is my live rock turning white inside my tank?
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:03 AM   #2
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No one will be able to answer that question without explaining your system. How long has it been up?
What lighting is over it exactly (not just "led" or "t5", but the exact fixture)?
What additives are you using?
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No one will be able to answer that question without explaining your system. How long has it been up? What lighting is over it exactly (not just "led" or "t5", but the exact fixture)? What additives are you using?
Been set up for a month now and it's just a fluorescent bulb nothing special .. No additives just r/o water and ocean salt wit 30lbs of rock and 20lbs of live sand
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Sometimes during shipping the coralline algae on rock dies off, which takes some time for it to turn completely white. Other times it's a cycle that may kill off the color on the rock. It will grow back either way.
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Sometimes during shipping the coralline algae on rock dies off, which takes some time for it to turn completely white. Other times it's a cycle that may kill off the color on the rock. It will grow back either way.
Oh ok but it's nothing bad?? Also will it spike up my ammonia ? Or nitrate?
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No. It won't change parameters. You are fine.
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No. It won't change parameters. You are fine.
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