Are GMK zoas hard to keep?

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I've recently seen many posts about how their GMKs melted away. I experienced the same thing, and it was a great loss to the tank but also a great financial loss.
What's with GMKs then? Do they need special care requirements? Or are they more senstitive to instability?
 
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I've recently seen many posts about how their GMKs melted away. I experienced the same thing, and it was a great loss to the tank but also a great financial loss.
What's with GMKs then? Do they need special care requirements? Or are they more senstitive to instability?
Stable params with detectable levels of phosphates and nitrates. Haven't had an issue with mine in the 6 months I've had them. Fragged them also without any issue. Maybe the one you got was in poor condition to begin with?
 
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I've been hearing more about these zoas, are they a new breed or something? Pictures anyone?
TIA
This is an old photo of mine, they are for sure one of the prettiest zoa's in my collection. Well worth the hype in my opinion.

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This is one of those I really want to try, but I'm scared to death to pull the trigger...
 
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Mine went from 1p to 16p in 8 months. But, the whole colony has been closed up and only half opening for about 3 weeks now.

I think (hope) it's just a growth spurt. I'm counting what could be up to 24 polyps now if they all actually open back up.

I have 36 other types of zoas doing great in the same tank, so I don't know any other reason that JUST the GMKs would be grumpy.
 

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