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Hi I purchased this chalice frag 3 months ago. It still appears healthy but has not grown at all. I’ve kept it low in the tank in medium flow as recommended. Anything I could improve upon to aid it?



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Reply #1

In a nutshell ,quick answer is .
All I know about chalice coral is they're not the fastest growers in the tank,they do better in moderate lighting and prefer being stood upright when introduced in a new environment and do like a bit of mysis shrimp time to time ,
Hope this helps you ,
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Hi @DUSTYBOY272 that looks like it'll be a beaut when it grows in!  :tongue-love:
What are your params and lighting?

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They are sulkers ,so might just be in sulk mode at moment or coming out of sulk mode due to the move, they can be slow to acclimatise, all shops have different parameters to ours and even shop to shop differs,
It looks ok from the pictures just have to be patient and as mentioned check you're parameters are ok .
All you can do really good luck with it and keep us posted hope it comes out ok,
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Hi I purchased this chalice frag 3 months ago. It still appears healthy but has not grown at all. I’ve kept it low in the tank in medium flow as recommended. Anything I could improve upon to aid it?



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As Dave has pointed out maybe try and feed it, be aware though they dont have feeder tentacles like other LPS but more like a SPS Mucus coat. It will slime over completely, it is taking in food at this point. They are slow growers though

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