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Dead Coral Is A Bed For My Regal Tang

Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by Gareth Williams, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Gareth Williams

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    Hello. I’ve had my 50 gallon evolution aqua for 13 months from early days I had a birds nest coral which I feel thrived for about 9 months then unfortunately it started to bleach and unable to work out why it slowly perished. I do a weekly water change and monthly parameter check for alk calc phosphate nitrate mag and ph I have a refractometer and salinity is 35 and specific gravity 1.026. The coral has acted as sleeping quaters for my beautiful regal tang since the day I put the coral in the tank my question is would it be detrimental to my water quality if I left the dead coral as a bed for my regal tang. By the way it’s not exactly an eyesore and doesn’t bother me the main concern is the wonderful fish. Any thoughts would be very appreciated many thanks Gareth


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  2. jim_fitz

    jim_fitz Admin Staff Member

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    If it’s dead it should affect your water quality

    I doubt we will ever truly understand why the die
     
  3. Gareth Williams

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    Do you mean shouldn’t affect the water Jim ?? As you put should affect the water


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    Sorry meant shouldn’t
     
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