Green bubbletip anemone lighting period?

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  1. Pickupman66

    Pickupman66 Tassled File Fish

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    Above are some of the suggestions on how to help your anemone recover. Other than the fact that it is bleached, it looks ok. you may want to feed it a little frozen mysis as you feed your fish tank. Dont feed it daily, once a week or every few days should suffice. Also, what brand of lights do you have? we need specifics. even though it is bright to your eye, it may not produce enough Photosyntheticly Active Radiation (PAR) to properly provide the liht needed for photosynthesis. the Anemone you have uses this to generate energy from the various algaes within its body.

    again, I woudl adjust your photo period to the 10 hour range and then watch it for a few weeks.
     
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  3. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    I wouldn't feed. Its for sure bleached, but it can bounce back though.

    Honestly, I've been really following along and your tank IMO is to new for a nem. You've been all over the map with everything from water quality to lighting to flow to acclimation of coral and fish. I don't think you've managed to keep water stable for a nem. You're getting great advice, just not sure your listening to that advice. I probably wouldn't have bought a nem that is that bleached. Keep reading and do your research. Be patient.
     
  4. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Here is the current condition of it..

     
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    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Still looks very bleached. I'm going to say lighting is your problem?
     
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  7. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    ahh it does look a little better though, between 10-12 hours lighting
     
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  9. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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    unless im fooled by the light it looks a little bit greener
     
  10. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Clicked again. Yes its become more greener.
     
  11. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Maybe a little greener but still bleached, there are a few articles out there for caring for bleached nems.


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  12. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Yup, iv been feeding it 2ice a week and gets some more feeing when i feed my fishes. I feed lobster eggs, cyclops, rotifers and mysis. It never moved from the current location