Cheato to nothingness...

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  1. Garethmur

    Garethmur

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    Howzit,

    Got a Cheato question here...
    Why does it seem that the ball of Cheato we got from marc is like... withering away...
    when we got it it was like firm and bushy but now jus over a month later its like brittle and mushy, what we doing wrong that could be screwing up the Cheato ? i thought all it needed was light, we got a 11W energy saver continuously on in the sump. too much light? not strong enough light?
     
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  3. mandarinman

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    not enough, right now it is in solitary confinement
     
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    Definitely needs more light.
     
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    thanks, very informative... im gona play with lights...
     
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    :68:Don't shock yourself!!!!!
     
  8. Hill

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    At least double or triple those lights with good relectors.
     
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    I agree with Hill double up or more because cheato loves the bright lite, I'm running 2 in my sump & the cheato has been growing great. The cheato should also be moving around as I find that it grows faster with bright light & tumbling like as in a washing machine. Good Luck
     
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    Scotty we need more power!!!

    I am running 78W of T5 lighting in my sump for the cheato & it's doing great.
     

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