Green coralline issues

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  1. gaboon

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    I've got green coralline that is out-competing the more attractive pink stuff. How can I change this?
     
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  3. gMAN

    gMAN with the plan

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    Have u tried an urchin?:p
     
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    post a pinc I don't think I have seen green coralline
     
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    same here:whistling:
     
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    you do get a greenish coralline, ill try post pics tomorro but its doing better than your purple? check ur calcium and magnesium levels
     
  7. gaboon

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    I dont have a pic but it is the same as pink/purple coralline.

    Calcium and magnesium levels are fine.
     
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    update
     
  9. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Gaboon, what lighting do you have? I cant seem to remember. And where exactly is the Green Coraline growing, top, middle, bottom?
     
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    I'll take a pic tonight, Mek its in the top middle section. Lighting is 2 x 250w 20k and 3 Giesemann T5's that need replacing, (2 actinics and 1 aquablue PLUS)
     
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    I also have green coralline but it only grows in my sump, where the light from my algea scrubber is, seems to like the warm white low level sort of light
     
  12. Dane

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    For reference, as many haven't seen this stuff (myself included).

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