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Old 04-21-2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Duncan corals not opening

There are not opening just got them about 6 hours ago.
All the parms are normal

I have 1 blue 1 purple and 2 white t5 lights

It's in the middle of the tank and it look like its on a medium flow

any ideas????
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Old 04-21-2012, 09:51 PM   #2
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To be honest, I would give them more time. it can take a couple days sometimes for the coral to adjust to it's new tank.
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That's. What I thought but I just wanted to make sure.. Ya never know!!!

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My duncan is a little baby. Sometimes it is all the way open and the next hour it is inverted. I would say check your salinity and just wait
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Duncans are hardy little things. Mine did OK...but then I found a sweet spot for them with my flow and they ahve gone nuts. Looking at your tank, there isn't anyway it will get the flow it needs there. It looks like it is in a dead spot. Move it to the other side so the PH's flow can let its tentacles sway in the water. Yes, it has only been 6 hours and it needs time to adjust to your tank. But where it is isn't going to help it out any.
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Old 04-22-2012, 12:49 PM   #6
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My blue lights are coming on and it seams they might open up.. There checking out the place a bit
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