View Full Version : Frag and save or doing just fine...

07/22/2017, 10:55 AM

The base looks like it's dying but there is lots of growth and splitting up top.


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07/22/2017, 02:56 PM
Looks like stn, check flow,lighting,and alk/ca balance.

Smokey Stover
07/22/2017, 03:25 PM
Maybe move that Leather?

07/22/2017, 04:36 PM
I agree that it is STN. I would probably cut the two healthy branches and place them elsewhere on live rock.

07/23/2017, 06:23 AM
I'm not sure if the leather has sweepers as I'm not a soft coral guy and the toxins it releases would affect the whole colony I would think.

07/23/2017, 08:42 PM
Soft coral toxins are a red herring for SPS trouble in any reef that runs carbon, has a skimmer or does water changes. Look elsewhere for issues.

In any case, I agree to frag and remount the good branches.

07/24/2017, 02:58 AM
Agree that it should be fragged. I've also had success by supergluing the STN edge to keep it from spreading.

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07/29/2017, 01:03 AM
I fragged and glued stn. Fingers crossed.

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07/29/2017, 10:06 AM
Good luck. I just superglued some STN on another frag and it stopped the STN. So, IME that works really well.

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