Chemicals to blue up corals?

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  1. mandarinman

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    I am interested in finding out what chemicals or trace elements assist corals in blueing up. ( red sea says various trace elements but doesnt specify)
     
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    Sorry but what do you mean by "blueing up" ??

    To make the corals more blue??
     
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    Corals attract various chems to assist in their colouration. Iron for green. Iodide for pink etc
     
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    This is the same as flamingos needing iodine to pink up
     
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    Isnt Potassium supposed to be for blue
     
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    Not sure. Let me check it out!
     
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    Potassium, iodide, bromine and flourine helps blues
     
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