Pink Zoa

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  1. charlv

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    Hi guys

    Can anybody give me some advice on my pink zoa had it for a month and it is opening but very small polyps do they need a lot of light to be happy.:whistling:
     
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    Here's a pic of it sorry i know it not a good pic and the lights are much brighter than that of the photo[​IMG]
     
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    As far as I know the pink zoa loves light more then the normal zoa's. Place the zoa higher up in tank if possible. I have also seen pink zoa's with small polyp size. Maybe you have that species, was the polyps bigger when you baught it?
     
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    thanks for reply Annoying no polyps were small
     
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    I've seen that same type of zoa's in a pet shop and the polyp size is small so I don't think that you have to worry about the polyp size... Is the polyps closed beacuse it's almost lights out or did something touch it or does it look like that all the time?
     
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    I have a hermit and he walked over it just before pic was taken but i must say that i have never seen all the polyps open at the same time
     
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    Another reason why I don't keep hermits... If most of the polyps open up then it should be fine, zoa's are very hardy coral so just keep an eye on it but it should be fine.
     
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    Annoying do they like strong or medium current
     
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    Preferably low to medium flow they don't like strong flow.
     
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    I think that's my problem then because it's about mid level in thank with a lot of flow
     
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    Rather move it to a less flwow zone, there it should open up nicely but make sure it still has amples of light...
     
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    thank you okay another question i want to move my hammer with what can i stick it down to rock[​IMG]
     
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    If I can remember the best is pratley putty but I'm not sure... Dry the bottom of the coral and stick it to a piece of rock with the putty and then place back in the tank.
     
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    I used pratley putty but it take a long time to dry and i battle to stick it any other suggestions.
     
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    I've heard that if you dry the bottom very well and the rock surface you can use super glue.
     
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    normal super glue or super glue gel
     
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    From the forum I read it did not say mabe try bothe... I think the jel would work the best.
     
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    thanks for the help Annoying will try the both :)
     
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    Pleasure, good luck!
     
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    You can use pratley's (red and white box)

    take the coral out the tank
    put quite a bit on the underside of the corals' rock
    Then put the rock back in the tank where you want it ( you have to squash the putty into the crevices of the LR to get it to hold)

    But it sets underwater, so no problem ;)
     
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