RMF Red Devil - need help

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    Hey folks! I got a few things in a TSA live sale about three months ago, and just wanted to ask what conditions you have your colony of RMF Red Devil under. Mine is at about 350 -400 Par (T5/LED combo - 60" Giesemann Aurora + 2 x 60" Reefbrite XHO strips in blue and 50/50), medium flow. Detectible but low nitrates and PO4. Alk at 8.5 - 9.0

    The coral has encrusted a tad and shown a bit of vertical growth, but it just seems to be taking a really long time to do anything. The base is a brownish-gray and the polyps are the same muted color, with very little extension.

    I was wondering if this is just under too much light? Or perhaps I need to run more UV lighting? Basically, I'm asking what your recipe is for those awesome base colors and red polyps...

    I know it's not a simple question but any insight would be much appreciated!

    Many other SPS in my system showing great growth and colors, but I seem to be having this issue with a few smallish frags (strawberry wine and pink floyd are the others).

    Thanks!
     

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    Here's a pic

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    I would consider dropping it to a lower PAR(towards the 300-350 PAR range)
     
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    I will try it, thanks
     
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    Whooos Double post
     
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