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MLOPEZ
07/10/2017, 11:09 AM
Why are some areas of my orange cap black and when most of the tip is white could anyone explain thanks.


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AlSimmons
07/10/2017, 11:56 AM
Picture?

mcgyvr
07/10/2017, 02:24 PM
always bet on black..

Ztous
07/10/2017, 03:21 PM
White tips generally indicated growth on a SPS but it shouldn't have turned black. Pictures are required for people to help you with this.

gprdypoo04
07/10/2017, 06:40 PM
Why are some areas of my orange cap black and when most of the tip is white could anyone explain thanks.


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MLOPEZ
07/10/2017, 09:09 PM
Montipora cap there is some black on the rim edge


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MLOPEZ
07/10/2017, 09:34 PM
White tips generally indicated growth on a SPS but it shouldn't have turned black. Pictures are required for people to help you with this.



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MLOPEZ
07/10/2017, 11:41 PM
White tips generally indicated growth on a SPS but it shouldn't have turned black. Pictures are required for people to help you with this.



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MLOPEZ
07/10/2017, 11:41 PM
White tips generally indicated growth on a SPS but it shouldn't have turned black. Pictures are required for people to help you with this.



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gprdypoo04
07/10/2017, 11:54 PM
I've got a few red caps and never had or seen this before. I just briefly googled it and something was said about bugs. Maybe try dipping it or just breaking off these black areas.

MLOPEZ
07/10/2017, 11:55 PM
I've got a few red caps and never had or seen this before. I just briefly googled it and something was said about bugs. Maybe try dipping it or just breaking off these black areas.



Ok thank you .


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sirclintler
07/11/2017, 07:19 AM
always bet on black..

OK Westley

AlSimmons
07/11/2017, 08:52 AM
The white edges usually indicate new growth, but sometimes this can be due to Montipora-Eating Nudibranchs as well, so you might want to take a good look at the coral whenever you get a chance. As far as that dark area your seeing goes it's probably just dead tissue that has been overgrown by algae.

http://blog.captive-aquatics.com/captive_aquatics/2010/09/a-montipora-eating-nudibranch-primer.html

Btw, do you have any other corals nearby? Something might be reaching out at night and stinging the Montipora.