View Full Version : Something beside my grumpy mushroom

05/19/2017, 09:37 PM
I have a single stone covered in mushrooms that haven't really done much of anything since we got through a pretty heavy bacterial bloom a little while ago.
Since then, I noticed something red growing(?) next to one of them. Any idea what it could be and if it's safe to have around? Or could that be why it's not opening?



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05/20/2017, 04:21 PM
Looks like a Foram of some sort, probably not the woes of your mushroom.


05/21/2017, 11:49 AM
Other possibility is a frag of leather, which could do it, but before that---what's your alk? 8.3 or thereabouts? Low alkalinity can do it. Likewise are you running carbon? Softies spit at each other if there are other corals.