I think I am going to experiment with a frag of the green mille in different places to see if it is a chemistry, light, or flow thing. I am getting great PE from most of my across, but there are a couple that are not happy at the moment due probably to the lack of nutrients and too high lighting. I feed pretty heavily, twice a day with mysis, brine, and pellets/flake. Thanks for the info on the ph and milles. I will look into that.
How often are you feeding. Feed a little heavier. Your colors may get a little deeper as result of feeding your fish more often. I feed about 1-2 times a day when using my biopellets. In the past with my old 40 I wasn't feeding much (every other day) with biopellets and everything was pretty pale/pastel as a result.
One thing I have also noticed with milli is that when my pH runs higher 8.3-8.4 range rather than 8-8.2 range I tend to get better polyp extension. Flow is important but I think some milli's are more sensitive to water chemistry than others. It may be something to look into.
Well, let me know when you are in the area and maybe we can trade from frags or something.
Actually, I take the kiddies up to the zoo a couple time a year. We also want to start going to the beach there now. Ventura beach has too many less than desirables there. Cholos and Hell's Angels and such.
I'll check out your thread and see what you have going on with the mounting arms. I am ok with my arms/cables things, but I really do need to clean it up a bit.
I understand, it definently seems washed out from center, and The sides have great color.
I mentioned light cuz on mine I dropped from 100% peak, to 75%. Already seeing much more polyp extension, colors always been good.
I'm waiting on a final build for new mounting arms from Chris over at Pico Aquariums. Let me find a sneak peak. Check my thread in a bit