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Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by SteveZi, 22 Nov 2011.

  1. SteveZi

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    How well does your sponges grow?
    If you have good growth of sponges in your tanks, please let me know and also if you attribute it to anything you dose/ or do.
    (not the little white q-tip/calcerous sponges though)
     
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  3. gMAN

    gMAN with the plan

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    the sponge growth on my setup is quite good IMO, so much so that in certain area's it has fused the rocks together. Don't dose anything, just 10% water change every 2 weeks. Running TS2 skimmer, N&P Reactor, shallow sand bed with some LR and chaeto....
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    same here sponges grey, black and orange growing inbetween the rocks. but cant attribute it to anything specific. maybe just stability and good water quality
     
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    I have got a purple sponge that it growing quite nicely. I think the best things I did for it was putting it under a ledge to keep it out of the direct light, and its also just above a chilli coral that I feed zooplankton I think it like that as it is non-photosynthetic.
     
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    I have a yellow and orange ball sponge, and some blue sponge and i would assume their good health and growth is reef pearls and Zeovit Sponge Power
     
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    We get a Lumo Green sponge growing down here on the south coast (In the water guys:tt2:) and if you put it in your tank within a few months it takes over everything! ...
    Want some:eek:
     
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    might be good for a sump?
     
  9. SteveZi

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    This sounds good man!
    Did you buy the sponge? or did it come with LR
    I'm also intersted to know for how long its been going?

    photosynthetic? You won't be sending us GHA right...?:)
     
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    thx dallas - will check it out
     
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    thanks guys - these are the one's i'm most interested in, as i don't like too much PT:whistling:
    Your systems are probably well established.
     
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