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05/18/2017, 03:19 AM
Hi everyone, I got this duncan coral for a few weeks now and it used to be extremely healthy and will fully open and accept food. But they've been closed like this for a few days. I relocated it once to a shady spot when i saw this, but then after some research,put it back in its original spot where there is medium flow and medium lighting. My parameters are 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites and about 10-15 nitrates, pH 8.0. One of the heads semi opened with swelled up tentacles like in the pic and actually accepted food once. The other one... Is it dead? Its been deeply retracted till i can see the skeleton and I think a little bit of the flesh came off and is exposing the skeleton. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170518/36afb70b0eafdaa81d98f9356a1ead1c.jpg

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Dew reefing
05/19/2017, 12:42 AM
This was mine and it lived

05/19/2017, 08:32 AM
ca & kh?

05/19/2017, 04:08 PM
This was mine and it lived
Wow. What did you do to improve its survival rates??

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Pond Boy
05/20/2017, 02:02 PM
Looks a bit close to the other coral in the pic kinda hard to tell though. It may be sending out sweepers at night check late at night with a flash light..