What's happening?

Discussion in 'ASAP' started by xabo, Mar 14, 2003.

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  1. xabo

    xabo Astrea Snail

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    Is this RTN? The white parts.
     
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  3. CheckMateKingll

    CheckMateKingll Feather Duster

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    Could be dieing Coraline Algae?,,,
    The pics. not that clear....
     
  4. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Hey xabo,

    Hard to see with that pic, but it does look like something is going on.

    Anything happen in the tank recently we should know about? Specs?

    matt
     
  5. Wrassman

    Wrassman Peppermint Shrimp

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    Hey xabo,

    I'm not sure what you are speaking of, the "white parts" on what?  The pic isn't very clear.  I agree that something doesn't look right, especially if that is an acro, but the pic isn't clear enough for me to be able to tell what...
    Can you get us a better pic???
     
  6. xabo

    xabo Astrea Snail

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    Don't know if this is any better.
     
  7. Wrassman

    Wrassman Peppermint Shrimp

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    Can you give me a brief description of what's going on? When did this start? How fast did it happen? What are you water parameters?

    Thanks in advance!!!
     
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  9. xabo

    xabo Astrea Snail

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    Started a couple of days ago. Ca-525, KH/ALK-8.3/2.97, NO3-2.5. It appears to be turning into a skeleton. Changed 03's about a week ago.
     
  10. xabo

    xabo Astrea Snail

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    Another pic
     
  11. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    How long have you had it?
    What are you dosing?
    Water changes?

    Is this under your new USHIO lights yet?

    Sorry to hit you with more, maybe we can narrow it down.
     
  12. Wrassman

    Wrassman Peppermint Shrimp

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    It looks like that part is just "bleaching out." Do you have any coralline algae doing the same thing?

    I'd say that part of your coral is dying, as to the cause, that is yet to be determined. Your Ca appears to be kinda high, but you apparently want it that way. Do you know what that high Ca and high Alk has done to your ionic balance? What is your magnesium level? Magnesium can help keep Ca, Alk, kH, and pH, in balance... [smiley=thinking2.gif]