Corals Gone Wild: Don’t Let Encrusting Polyps Take Over Your Tank!

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    I have a confession to make. When I mention my 75-gallon “reef tank” in my posts here at Saltwater Smarts, I’m not being entirely truthful in my terminology. When I first set up the tank almost 14 years ago and over many of the ensuing years, it could accurately be described as a reef system. ... [Read More]

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    Yup GSP is worse than aiptasier.
     
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    my GSP is dyeing back....
     
  5. ryana

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    @butcherman, why is yours dying back?
    I have GSP but have it isolated onto 1 rock. I still need to get rid of the rock/coral as its too big for my downsized tank. It's not huge but definitely too big for my cube tank.
     
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    I think the gsp is experiencing a lack of nutrients, same as pulsing xenia, if there is a lot of nurtients they will grow like wild fire
     
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    Would the lack of nutirents not affect the growth of your other coral too?
     
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    for sps they want less nutrients
    LPS like a little bit of NO3 and PO4, SPS too
    but soft corals, mushrooms etc like a little "dirty" water
     
  9. KeeganP

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    Hectic stuff....

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    @Keeganp: wow...is that your tank?!! :eek:
    Thank goodness ive kept it isolated to one rock!
     
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    Nah nah, Just found it on the internet...
     
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  13. KeeganP

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    :eek: That's hectic!!! But I wouldn't mind that, pulsing xenia are nice to watch :)
     

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