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Thread: Bleaching Acro

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    Bleaching Acro

    one of my acros started bleaching last night and now it is 1/8 bleached. should i frag right away.

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    Cool

    why is it bleaching is a better question. fragging won;t do much unless you figger out why?? is it a new coral??

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    i have had it for about 3 months

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    just did a few tests, calcium was at about 370, so i added supplement to raise it a little. ammonia is at zero.

    also was thinking and i noticed that my tank temp last night was at 82 and this morning was at 76. usually i only get a 3-4 degree change.

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    a 6 degree change is not good. why are you keeping the tank so cool?? I set mine at 80 and it'll fluctuate between 79 and 83. could be a few other reasons. whats your ALK at?
    check your coral really close for redbugs. has it slowly been looking crappy.

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    my alk is 2 meq/l.

    the coral was fine until yesterday when it started bleaching.

    i cleaned my skimmer and added some carbon. whats left of the coral has the polyps oppen.

    all my other corals(sps, lps, softies) seem to be doing fine.

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