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Thread: Coral growth

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    Hey guys,
    I have a small acan colony about 25 heads and some favia that had been in my tank for 5 months now, they have not added another head or spread since, until now in the past week my acan has added a few heads and my favia is finally growing. Is this normal to have such explosive growth and it take so long?
    10G Algae tank-The Nano was moved to the 55G
    55G Reef-
    55G FOWLR-soon
    55G Coral only-soon
    150G-reef/ fowlr? Soon
    75G predator tanksoon

    DIY live rock

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    Have you been testing Ca, KH, and Mg? Have you been dosing? What salt have you been using? What has been your water change schedule? Did you change bulbs or anything? What have you been feeding?
    Aquarist since 1995
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    +1 to the above

    Good coral growth can be a matter of getting the right combination of: water parameters, lighting, water flow & movement, and food. Sounds like one or more of those factors resently changes for the better.

    At least that has been my experiance.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    I started doseing reef essentials and my mg and cal and alk have been steady at the same points, I changed to IO reef crystals not to long ago, also have added a carbon reactor.
    10G Algae tank-The Nano was moved to the 55G
    55G Reef-
    55G FOWLR-soon
    55G Coral only-soon
    150G-reef/ fowlr? Soon
    75G predator tanksoon

    DIY live rock

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