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snapdragon9
03-16-2008, 11:21 PM
I am wondering if calerpa can be placed in a tank with a salinity of 1.010, or does calerpa have a salinity requirement?

Rue
03-16-2008, 11:54 PM
I'm not certain, but why do you want it in a lower salinity?

Rue
03-16-2008, 11:59 PM
I love this site...if you have time to read through...

I didn't look for the exact answer to your question, but you might find what you need if you read all the questions and answers...

http://www.wetwebmedia.com/caulerpafaq5.htm

Rue
03-17-2008, 12:12 AM
Found this for you!

Caulerpa is a purely marine stenohaline alga and will die even in slightly brackish seawater. The salinity should not be lower than 30 ppt.

http://www.fao.org/docrep/field/003/AC417E/AC417E00.htm#ch2.3.4

snapdragon9
03-17-2008, 04:04 AM
Found this for you!

Caulerpa is a purely marine stenohaline alga and will die even in slightly brackish seawater. The salinity should not be lower than 30 ppt.

http://www.fao.org/docrep/field/003/AC417E/AC417E00.htm#ch2.3.4

Thanks for the research!! Much appreciated. I wanted to see if I could just add it now, as I up the salinity process.

Incredulous_Ed
03-17-2008, 07:34 PM
Just make sure none of that Caulerpa leave your tank. I think It's illegal in some places because some idiot released some and it killed all the native plants.