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Old 09-15-2018, 04:01 AM
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Hello everybody, somebody discouraged me about using zeovit in my thank mostly populated of lps. What do you think about it? Thanks

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Basically most LPS corals are doing fine in a nutrient poor environment running ZeoVit but the system was developed basically for SPS systems. Another possibility is to just use some of the components like Amino Acids, Bacterial Coloration elements etc. in conjunction to a system which does control nutrients.

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Basically most LPS corals are doing fine in a nutrient poor environment running ZeoVit but the system was developed basically for SPS systems. Another possibility is to just use some of the components like Amino Acids, Bacterial Coloration elements etc. in conjunction to a system which does control nutrients.

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So you suggest to remove zeolit reactor and use just some elements? What about leave everything as it is running the thank as sps tank and just feed corals a bit more to keep the thank a bit higher in nutrients?

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To be honest I am not really familiar with LPS corals, just kept some which all where doing perfect in the system even if nutrients where not detectable. Personally I just had issues with Acans but this might be a different problem. Most of the LPS corals are growing in the same reef areas like SPS corals so they should not be to different. If you like to give the system a try make sure to start slow as LPS corals do need more time to adopt from my experience.

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Old 09-17-2018, 02:26 AM
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Ok thank you so much

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Hello everybody, somebody discouraged me about using zeovit in my thank mostly populated of lps. What do you think about it? Thanks

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Most pastel-SPS-maniacs don't keep LPS in their Zeo-systems because feeding LPS increases nutrients levels which can cause SPS's tissue to darken.
Otherwise there is no problem with keeping LPS corals in Zeo-reef.

Amino Acid LPS + Coral Booster work great for LPS corals.
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Willow84!

I recently sold almost all of my LPS corals. I have tried to increase the nutrients of the water in every way, I use Coral Booster, Xtra, Vitaliser, even so my LPS's, especially the Euphyllia, felt a lot of the low reef nutrients (Undetectable Nitrate and Phosphate). On the other hand, Elegance, platygyra, Galaxea, the 3 remaining LPS, and the ricordeas are fantastic colors and growing very fast.
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