Too much flow for coral or not?

Discussion in 'Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice' started by Charl_Stanhope, 26 Apr 2011.

  1. Charl_Stanhope

    Charl_Stanhope

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    sorry for asking so many questiuons.

    Ive just added my first 3 corals. gsp , a feather duster and 2 really tiny mushrooms. So how do you know when you have too much waterflow for them. Ive currently got 2400 l/h(seio im my dt and 750l/h in the back of my tank. The sump. Ive got a boyu tl 550. Its a 130l.

    I only recently added an extra 1400l/h before adding coral cause of algae in tank. Ive got a fine sand bed and my sand bed is not blowing away from the flow.
     
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    GSP likes alot of flow, mushrooms dont like flow so place them on the bottom of the tank in a low flow area. If they are happy they will open up properly. If you have too much flow they will curl up. Feather duster Worms can be pretty much anywhere but not in direct strong flow. That will stress them and they will ditch their crown (don't worry it will grow back) :)
     
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    so when everythings open it means they are happy with the flow. iow healthy?
     
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    pretty much, ya. :)
     
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