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PostSubject: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:01 pm

I just picked up a couple of acans 2 weeks ago and for the first few days they were looking nice and plump but for the last week they have not puffed up.I checked my params and all is good ca450,mag1400,p04 0.000 hanna checker.Anybody have any suggestions on what it could be??
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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:12 pm

Your KH is on point too? what kits are you using and did you confirm with other kits that your results were accurate?

How much light do you have them in?

Have they stayed in the same placement since you got them? Could it be flow related? Most of my Lords prefer pretty moderate flow to get proper extension.

Try killing all flow and feeding them some PE a few times a week and I bet they will puff back out.


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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:12 pm

Too much light? Black bugs? Worms? Too much flow? Aids?

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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:21 pm

JW wrote:
Your KH is on point too? what kits are you using and did you confirm with other kits that your results were accurate?

How much light do you have them in?

Have they stayed in the same placement since you got them? Could it be flow related? Most of my Lords prefer pretty moderate flow to get proper extension.

Try killing all flow and feeding them some PE a few times a week and I bet they will puff back out.
All test were taken with Salifert test kits DKH is always at a steady 9.5. They do get moderate flow,as far as lighting they are on the SB under a Gen 1 LED fixture and the fixture is raised 9'" off the water surface due to the cooking of my sps.
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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:23 pm

Kraylen wrote:
Too much light? Black bugs? Worms? Too much flow? Aids?
I think it might be light but if I had to take a educated guess it might be AIDS Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:23 pm

move them into the shade, thanks.

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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:24 pm

Shade is the cure for aids.

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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/8/2010, 11:24 pm

No wonder they are suffering in Africa Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/9/2010, 8:23 am

is there any skeleton showing? if not I wouldn't worry about it
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PostSubject: Re: Acans Not Opening   8/9/2010, 10:34 am

bayreefer wrote:
No wonder they are suffering in Africa Crying or Very sad

Holy fuck!@!!!!

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