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Old 02-16-2004, 01:02 PM   #11
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Keep in mind that there are many species of Xenia from different locations and parameters, mine also do fine in higher temperatures.

Temps: 82-83°, 78-80°
SG: 1.023-1.026

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Originally Posted by scubasteve
are these temperatures the same as temperatures for just a FO tank or FOWLR tank???

should the temp be around 80 for all marine tanks?
I believe you need to evaluate your livestock and where they came from and research the local conditions there.

I don't believe there is one right answer and therefore no concensus will ever happen.

In the 70's (when I started in the hobby) we found that animals died slower and grew slower at lower temperatures like 78F. Through research and experimentation I've had best success at 82 - 84F and full seawater Salinity (35ppt).

In addition I believe that overstocked tanks will fare better at the lower temps but it's far better to lightly stock your tank.

If you wake up breathing CONGRATULATIONS!!! You get another chance to do it right.
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Old 02-16-2004, 05:56 PM   #13
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I keep my reefs and my fo tanks at the 82 degree area
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Old 02-16-2004, 06:03 PM   #14
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I keep my Reef tank between 80-82 at 35ppt... My Xenia grows like a weed... It is back again and to the point where I cannot get rid of it fast enough.. Lucky for me I have it in its own little area.. I have not had any problems even when i was running my tank between 82-84..

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