Help needed on green star polyps

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    Hi guys I want to know if green star polyps need anything different than other soft corals? Coz I got 2 tanks one cube 500l and a 1.5 that is 700l, I haven't done any water change in 7 months on any of the 2 tanks and my parameters are good, but my gsp are dying slowly in both tanks while the others corals is thriving. If anyone can help I would appreciate it thanks
     
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    They like some nutrients in the water. Need some nitrates.
     
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    Oky so actually the water is to "clean" if I can put it that way?
     
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    Oky if I take out the gsp would the other corals be fine or do zoas and stuff like that also needs nutrients?
     
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    What are your tank parameters?
    If you not doing water changes, what are you dosing to keep things stable?
     
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    I'll do some test tomorrow again to post the exact paramaters, but I haven't dose anything as yet
     
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    Just every now and again I do dose stuff to get the alk higher and the ca and mg, but my tank don't use up alot
     
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