Thinking about switching salts need advice

Discussion in 'Salt' started by Lovemyreef2015, Mar 13, 2016.

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  1. Lovemyreef2015

    Lovemyreef2015 Flamingo Tongue

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    I have no green algae or any type in my tank. I have to feed my snails because I don't want them to starve lol.
     
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  3. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Hmmm... Were the rocks kept wet at all times? Did you change anything after the move?
     
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    Lovemyreef2015 Flamingo Tongue

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    They stayed in the same tank water completely covered and the tank was set up within a few hours of being took down. The only thing that's different is the water that goes through the RODI system.. I moved to a different area. But that really shouldn't matter since it goes through the RODI system..
     
  5. Zissou

    Zissou Fire Shrimp

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    As mentioned before about coraline thriving in different lighting, did you change your lighting upon the move? I have noticed more of the purple crust on the side of my tank that gets lower light but good flow.
     
  6. Servillius

    Servillius Montipora Digitata

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    Coralline?

    Grow corals!

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    I have almost no coralline algae.
     
  7. Lovemyreef2015

    Lovemyreef2015 Flamingo Tongue

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    Lovemyreef2015 Flamingo Tongue

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    Wow! That is beautiful. The corals I have are doing great. That's all that matters at this point.
     
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    79chopperdr Plankton

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    I use reef crystals. I have noticed that coraline growth slows in when alk is kept between 7-8 and starts to pick up steam above 9. What's your alk normally at?
     
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    Lovemyreef2015 Flamingo Tongue

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    I keep it at about 9.4 My rocks still have some coraline on them, but no where near what they had. I guess I could have worse problems.
     
  12. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    I think we all like coraline algae at first but as you find out more about it you will be happy to see it disappear.