Did it ever have the bubble tips? Not that is matters much but do you give it food occasionally? If I had to guess I would say it’s the lights. When I go to the LFS I notice the rbta stretch when they aren’t getting enough lighting.So my RBTA never really “bubbles”. Looks healthy otherwise. Any advice on what helps that? I know I’ve said it before but I’m super jealous of yours. Lol
All good. You can tell the color difference unless you took a pic during a different time Of day. I would have to say it’s the light. Do you know what light/par it was at the store?Here it is the first few days before it relocated to its current spot. Sorry! I don’t mean to takeover your build thread.
IME, Cyano if it’s bad it will spread anywhere and everywhere. It can be caused by many reasons, I did however discover it spreads SO much quicker under blue light than it does white light.I can’t really pinpoint what might of caused it or what might stop it. I’m reading up on causes and treatment now.
it’s possible my parameters might have shifted one way too much but I don’t think so. I did get a trident and have noticed a swing in alk by .3 within six hours. I dose 3 part but not much. 16 ml per day.
I started battling Cyno on the sand about 6-7 weeks ago. Still dealing with it but managing to only having to clean it once a week. I do realize I have an imbalance in the water column.
one thing that happened a couple weeks ago I found that my trident waste water was leaking into my DDR two part vessel. I couldn’t say how many days I was dosing contaminated two part but know the ddr liquid had a purple hue.
I will say that before the Cyno and leading up to it I was feeding the tank 4-6x per day. I would dose AB+ once per week. I would give reef roids 1x per week. My corals coloration was really amazing and had decent polyp extension. did I mention the corals really popped and looked super healthy. I don’t run a skimmer and have fuge in the back chamber.
Once the Cyno came, I stopped aminos, roids and reduced feeding. I lowered my lights for a little over a week. I noticed my corals starting to lose color quickly and started to brown out so I ramped up the light over ten days. could this be the reason? I have about 25 acros and 7 are STN. The others look pretty good and acclimating back to the light. I’m afraid if it will spread to the healthy acros?
I will try to add pics of the acros tomorrow.