Blue Treasure Salt???

Discussion in 'Water Parameters and Additives' started by KATHIE, 24 Mar 2016.

  1. KATHIE

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    Howzit guys. I've using Blue treasure salt for a while now. But I've noticed that my green montipora has lost all its colour but they still have some polyps. Have you guys had any issues with Blue Treasure salt and montipora's? My previous salt was H2ocean and coral was fine.
     
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    I started my tank off with Blue treasure, it was ok till I started putting in some coral (Zoas, Pin Cushions, Candy Cane, Monitpora, Xenias). I noticed my coral were not happy, didn't open fully. I did 2 x 25% water changes with Red Sea Coral pro salt and my coral are looking amazing, they even starting to grow. I know the Read Sea is expensive, but its worth it.
     
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    I didn't expect bad results from this salt. I was impressed with the bucket cause my algae died off. But I'm having issues with my corals. I will shop around for redsea coral pro.
     
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    I started my tank with blue treasure sea salt im on my 3rd bucket know i have zoas zinias sps lps bta and they are all good my zinias is super healthy and my acropora grows a couple off mm every other day. So no its definitely not the salt.
     
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    My corals

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    I will change the the salt and see what happens. All parameters are stable.
     
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    Same with me, parameters were stable. This salt seems to be ok, just not 100% if it's the same ALL the time.
     
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    Its very odd.
     
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    This is a big coincidence. The last month my corals also seemed to retract there polyps and loosing some colour. Parameters all on par but sometimes kh was a little low and had to buff.
     
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    Temperature can play a massive roll in coral bleaching especially big temperature swings and high temperature. Are you sure temp is not an issue here. We have had a hot summer
     
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    My temp swings about 25 to 28
     
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    My Temps are stable. I got a stc with heater and fans. No big jumps.
    Stays around 26.5 never lower than 26 or higher than 27
     
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    Anything over 27 can be an issue. high temperature means lower oxygen content meant lower pH which stresses the corals
     
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    No temp issues also. I keep my temp at 24.5, max was one hot summer jumped to 26 but on average .5 change in a day. Im also going back to red sea coral pro from next month.
     
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    If u carbon dosing your potassium levels will drop..dull colour in montis can be a sign of low potassium..I'm not sure what the K levels are for blue treasure but maybe your K is dropping quickly
     
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    No carbon dosing.
     
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    Hi guys , i have only been using blue truesure sps salt and getting great growth and specs always the same , depends what blue truesure your using but i recommend the sps one . I mix my salt with a heater and run it for 24hours before i do the wc .
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