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Purple Tip Tort
Purple Tip Tort
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Absolutely Fish Naturals

Purple Tip Tort

As with most SPS (Small Polyp Stony) corals, Acropora do better in areas with high light combined with high flow. This flow should be ideally random and chaotic. These corals do best in tanks with lower levels of nitrates and phosphates. Adequate filtration in regards to protein skimming and proper management of nitrate and phosphate are necessary. SPS corals can also be considered somewhat more difficult and delicate in the hobby; it requires stable water parameter, good lighting and flow, with proper levels of calcium, alkalinity, magnesium, and trace elements. These elements should be tested and dosed regularly as large amount of SPS can rapidly deplete these levels. Adding coral foods such as as amino acids, rotifers, phyto plankton, and powdered coral foods will benefit these corals by encouraging faster growth, brighter colors, and proper health. Ideal Reef Parameters (SPS)

 

Specific gravity: 1.023-1.025

 

Calcium: 400-450 ppm

 

Alkalinity: 8-11 DKH

 

Magnesium: 1200-1400 ppm

 

Nitrate: 1-5 ppm

 

Phosphate: 0.03-0.05 ppm

 

 

Regular price $59.99
Category: Coral Frags