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Old 04/26/2012, 03:27 PM   #1
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Help with coral!!!!

Any idea what could be wrong with my coral it's been like this for three days. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1335475657.997437.jpg


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Old 04/26/2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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What is it??


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Old 04/26/2012, 04:09 PM   #3
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It some kind of tree coral I could never figure it out. When it's doing good it looks like this. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1335478163.070795.jpg. I cut the smaller one off and put it on another piece of live rock.


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Old 04/26/2012, 04:14 PM   #4
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"When it's doing good it looks like this"

I would say that's when it looks bad as well. Leathers open up much more than that. Leathers don't require strong lighting so unless you're running basic or old bulbs thats not the problem. Looks stressed due to the poor water quality. Keep in mind if you did "frag" it than it will take a few days to heal.


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Old 04/26/2012, 04:23 PM   #5
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many, many things could be wrong. Tell us what your readings are starting with alkalinity and salinity and what its neighbors are and we can be more specific.


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Old 04/26/2012, 04:58 PM   #6
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Salinity 1.024. Alk 8.5 mag 1320 cal 440. The only thing I can think is my wife got a frogspawn frag and it looked very sick. It was all gone after two days and since then it has been like that. The frogspawn was up current from it.


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