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post #1 of 3 Old 01-04-2007, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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I was wondering if anyone had any tricks when doing water changes.
I have some corals that are up high in my tank, so when I do a water change they are not in the water any ideas?

is it ok to be out of the water?
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-04-2007, 07:46 PM
If you have a sump you can drain the water from it. My corals are exposed when I do water changes. Just don't let Euphyllia get caught high and dry as the trapped water weight in the tissue can kill them.
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-14-2007, 02:13 AM
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I think most corals should be fine for a short period. When fragging things I've had them out for a minute or so & been fine.

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