glove polyps don't open

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  1. milk

    milk New Member

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    Hi there,

    Recently i purchase a glove polyps from LFS, at first it thrive well in the LFS but after i put it into my tank it doesnt want to open after the first day. the coral is close for 4 days now. Help needed. and my previously injured button polyps doesnt open as well.

    water parameter is
    calcium 440
    magnesium 1600
    kh =10 dkh
    no3 0
    no2 0
    po4 0
     
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  2. FCatCH76

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    Just give them time to acclimate to your tank. These corals can and will go days to weeks without opening.
     
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    Do you have sufficient flow? We have glove polyps that we discovered enjoy some water movement just across the top of them, not directly at them. Maybe yours are the same?
     
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  4. milk

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    thanks for the advice. i place my close under a shaded area but i think it will get sufficient flow as the whole base will be shaky sometime.
     
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    I would give them some time. Mine get pissed for reasons unknown and have stayed closed for 3.5 weeks. So wait and see what happens.
     
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    Yep time and flow. Give it a week and they should start to open.
     
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    thanks for the speedy respond. i really out of idea for the glove polyps. After you guys told me that just wait for it, meanwhile i will try to shift it to a place that with a flow.
     
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    all my polyp love med to high flow
     
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