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Elricsfate
08/05/2017, 10:51 AM
Hi all,

I'm attaching a link to a picture of a hole starting to form in this coral's tissue. I'm wondering what causes this, or can cause this. The tank is mostly Softies and LPS, and everything else appears to be doing well.

Any help will be appreciated.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/j604xvr77yh0ksi/20170805_114037.jpg?dl=0

Elricsfate
08/05/2017, 07:10 PM
Thanks

Reefer40b
08/05/2017, 09:55 PM
Could not view picture but that could just be my works Proxy...

Elricsfate
08/06/2017, 09:20 AM
Try this:

<a href="http://s1323.photobucket.com/user/Elricsfate/media/Tissue%20issue_zps0vsienvp.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1323.photobucket.com/albums/u584/Elricsfate/Tissue%20issue_zps0vsienvp.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo Tissue issue_zps0vsienvp.jpg"/></a>

lynchmob3000
08/06/2017, 01:01 PM
Did detritus or salt creep land in that spot?


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catman78
08/07/2017, 06:11 AM
It's a pagoda cup. I've had one for years, pretty hardy.
I've never had issue like op's. Detritus would have to sit there a long time before damage
If it keeps spreading frag it.
They are slow growers but can take lot's of abuse.

Elricsfate
08/07/2017, 12:38 PM
Pretty sure nothing sat there. I have it in a pretty decent flow.

I am familiar with fragging softer corals, but I haven't done it on anything hard like this. It feels like a rock... lol Saw off a section that includes a few polyps?? Is that right?

jda
08/08/2017, 09:06 AM
A lot of people use tile saw.

Have you tried moving it? It could be a hot spot from a particular diode, if you are using LEDs - if not, then forget that I mentioned it.

murphreef
08/08/2017, 01:28 PM
That is an LPS like others have stated and if it has tissue death like that, fragging wont really help you need to check your water and make sure it is ok. Those things are really hardy and should be one of the easier LPS to care for as long as your water is good.