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Old 12/21/2017, 10:24 AM   #1
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LED shock

After switching from T5 to LED (Maxspect Razor) most of my soft corals turned pale. I assume I gave them not enough acclimatisation time. I tuned down the LED's which resulted in no losses. However, will the corals resume their original color?


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Old 12/21/2017, 10:38 AM   #2
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Here is a picture how my fluo green Sinularia looks like today


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Old 12/21/2017, 03:35 PM   #3
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They might be shocked because of the rapid par change as t5 bulbs are a lot more powerful than most LEDs they will eventually return to there normal state tho

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Old 12/21/2017, 05:50 PM   #4
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They might be shocked because of the rapid par change as t5 bulbs are a lot more powerful than most LEDs they will eventually return to there normal state tho

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You have that backwards, LED put out more par. They are also focused and not diffused like T5 so it can be a harsh change if not done gradually.


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Old 12/21/2017, 05:52 PM   #5
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Sry screwed that up and put it in backwards


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Old 01/19/2018, 01:59 AM   #6
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I'm guessing shocked give it some time its still early


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Old 01/19/2018, 01:59 AM   #7
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They might even color up even better after they are acclimated to your new lighting. Good luck


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