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Old 01/11/2007, 12:42 PM
sinkingbeach sinkingbeach is offline
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toadstool question

I brought one home for the first time yesterday, in the store it had full polyp extension and was well expanded. I've yet to witness this in my tank. It was acclimated for a period of 2 hours, it was under halides at the store(10K) and also my home(14K), I have it in a fairly high flow area.
Do they normally take this long for acclimation to their new environment, should I move it to a lower flow area could it be the lights? Any suggestions are appreciated.
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Old 01/11/2007, 02:07 PM
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It's going to tke it a couple of days to a week to fully aclimate to your tank Give it some time. This hobby is based on patience.

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Old 01/12/2007, 01:50 AM
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Yeah, I'd say wait a little. My toad tends to like medium flow, so you might consider that an option. But it takes time for them to acclimate to the tank.
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Old 01/12/2007, 05:16 AM
fishtk75 fishtk75 is offline
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I have the same thing going but my toad has been in for more then two weeks opened once.
It is getting smaller i put in a high flow area one told me but nothing.
Is there some water number that my be wrong for them?

my numbers
1.026 salinity
0 - nitrates
0 - ammonia
o - nitrites
430ppm cal
3.5 meq/l alk
Or is some thing esle not listed that is in the water?
Should I dip it in coral dip?
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