My xenia is flopped over, still pulseing, I noticed one of my brittle stars knocking it over a few days ago and it hasn't recovered... it also has quite a bit of flow so maybe that is the reason it is not upright. Should I add some iodine suppliment to help him along? (I hear its great for them) Should I move him to a low flow area to recover? Also I'd like to report that I've seen all but one of my corals out so far.
210 Gal Reef w/ 55 Gallon Sump/Fuge, 125 Gal Fish Only, 65 Gal Seahorse-29 Gallon Sump, 55 Gal FOWLR, 54 Gal Corner FW Community, 20 Gal Nano FOWLR, 55 Gal Piranha, 29 gallon QT
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Iodine is a well-known xenia requirement & booster, almost guaranteed to get them pulsing and growing, so yes, some iodine and the other usual trace element supplements should help them and your other corals get stabilized and established.
I like to use "AragaMilk" and "CombiSan," but the Kent stuff is good too.
Xenia likes a medium water current. Too fast or slow and they're not happy, but medium suits them fine. They do like a lot of light, though.
Xenias are sensitive to the exudates of soft corals, and they often close up when these start to build up in the water.
Last edited by TheOldSalt; 06-17-2005 at 09:41 PM.