**Show Me Your Coral Growth***

Discussion in 'Coral' started by Kevin_E, Sep 29, 2013.

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  1. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Ahhh salinity might be the issue then, my params are spot on. Thanks for the info, maybe 1.26 is to much.
     
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  3. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    13-15 new heads is an issue? Lol

    I wish I had your issues.

    Corraline. What's the word on your new tank? 40 breeder?
     
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    Spongodes 6 months apart
     

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    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    You asked for it! Yours are awesome compared to what is going to show up here!
    4/24/2013
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    9/19/2013 (The only coral to show any growth)
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    4/20/2013
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    10/1/2013 (moved to sump when all the skeleton was showing, maybe it's coming back)
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    9/23/2013 (opposite of growth, I think he's slowly coming back)
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    9/29/2013
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    I'm not proud of these results, but I'm not giving up. I also don't throw out the corals that look dead, I don't know when it would be time to throw in the towel, but I'm too stubborn do that.
     
  6. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    Love that color.
     
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    Chance Bubble Tip Anemone

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    I'm not much of an SPS guy, but here's my first paly colony over a couple months.

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  9. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    That monti is growing well, as is coralline. Give it a bit, growth will happen!
     
  10. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    That's great growth. My zoa have added 10-15 heads.........in a year.:cry:
     
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    Love those purple palys, nice man. They'd look awesome with my tinkerbells.
     
  12. zesty

    zesty Sailfin Tang

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    I say this with baited breath, but I think my corals are making a turn in the right direction. I have done some reading into the calcium/alk/mag combo and understand (beginning to) what I should shoot for and why and I am paying real close attention to get my numbers in range and keep them there. I'm starting to see an improvement, or maybe I'm wanting to see improvement.

    Speaking of coralline, just last week I saw the most pop up that I've ever seen. Some of those rocks were bought with coralline on it. However, my return nozzle and powerhead both have sprouted some coralline. I was surprised to see that.

    Like I said earlier, I'm not giving up. I get pretty frustrated, but still trudging forward!