My Valydia, Update- Doing awesome, new pic today 1/25/14

Discussion in 'SPS Corals' started by Todd_Sails, Oct 30, 2013.

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  1. rcflyer1388

    rcflyer1388 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    yea. I repositioned the pump. hopefully it recovers. switched to bi-monthly water changes for the time being instead of monthly.
     
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  3. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    ?All the good vibes must have paid off, cause my Valydia is looking really good again, without any spots!
    Todays pic

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  4. Rhoads238

    Rhoads238 Spaghetti Worm

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    Thats great to hear! its a beautiful colony. Did you ever figure out what the cause might have been?
     
  5. barbianj

    barbianj Hammer Head Shark

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    IMO, 1.025 salinity is most likely the culprit. A one point difference without calibrating could have been more at some point in time. You'll never know. Keeping your salt level exactly where it needs to be is huge in this hobby, but often overlooked. Stay calibrated.
     
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    I keep multiple bottles of calibration fluid. One by my sump and one by my water station. Then I don't have an excuse to not check.

    And I'm glad to see the color has come back! Looks awesome!
     
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  9. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    No, still haven't figured WHAT it was, whatever it was, it's better.

    Stay Calibrated, Check! I think it was my Phos creeping up, even know it was 0 by API's kit.

    Thanks, have you tested the cal. bottles against each other?

    Thanks Mindy ;-)

    I'm doing another 10g WC tomorrow- cause it looks like it DOESN'T need it!
     
  10. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Another update Pic,

    thanks to my full spectrum LED's, it's really starting to have purple tips again!

    Todays Pic,
    I've got my bluer channel at 80%, and the whiter channel at 45%, and it still looks to bright!

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  11. 2in10

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    Very nice Todd
     
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  12. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Thanks, The coral and I are much happier now!