my zoas are meellltttinnggg (wicked witch voice)

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by oldfishkeeper, Jan 27, 2015.

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  1. Dyonopses1

    Dyonopses1 Skunk Shrimp

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    Check you iodine level. I have heard that low levels can cause coral melting. I had an iodine dose save my Xenia once.
     
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  3. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I was going to get that in particular tested. how is iodide different from iodine?
     
  4. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Iodide is safer an less toxic
     
  5. GuitarMan89

    GuitarMan89 Giant Squid

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    If you do regular water changes with any decent salt mix you won't have to worry about trace element like iodide. The research is still not clear if corals require it or not.
     
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  6. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    agreed. Here's a good article on the subject.

    http://www.advancedaquarist.com/2003/3/chemistry
     
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  7. Av8Bluewater

    Av8Bluewater Giant Squid

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    Zoas seem harder for me than SPS.
     
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