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Old 07/10/2017, 11:09 AM   #1
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Montipora cap

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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Old 07/10/2017, 02:24 PM   #3
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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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Old 07/10/2017, 06:40 PM   #5
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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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Montipora cap there is some black on the rim edge


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Old 07/10/2017, 09:34 PM   #7
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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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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.


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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.


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Old 07/11/2017, 08:52 AM   #13
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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/cap...ch-primer.html

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



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