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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Alright guys and gals. I got some clowns and a finger leather given to me today by a friend who shut everything down. The leather has me concerned. It lost all these spine looking things and one trunk is rotted. What should I do? I don't have a qt set up nor can I at the moment. Maybe just a bucket.
  2. "Soft" corals
    I had wrote a forum before about this and got a few opinions but I wanted to bring it back up to see if anybody else had any views on the subject. Anyway ive had my finger leather going on a month now and the first week he was big and beautiful and all the polyps were out. As of the past 2 weeks...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi I have a green finger leather in my 29 gallon bio cube and it is turning pink and white and just looks bad. I wanted to know if there is anything I could do to keep it alive and healthy and I would like to know why it is doing this thank.
  4. "Soft" corals
    Hi folks struggling with a finger leather. Its been bunched up for a few days and this morning had black dots on its flesh. I have moved a power head to increase flow. Any other ideas?? 125l 2x t5 2x t8 white and blue actinics 2 x 1600 lph powerheads Eheim ecco pro 300 can filter with spray bar...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Yep was at the LFS and got a Duncan Coral. Had a nice place I been wanting one and like i really needed another leather coral :rolleyes: but I got another one of those because they were having a sale if I bought two corals. The leather is about the size of a small saucer and the Duncan has 5...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone, check out this picture of my blue-grey sinularia leather. It's been growing like nuts until about 10 days ago it closed up tight (as it's done in the past) but this time it has algae growing all over it. I'm not super concerned yet because the flesh is all intact and I'm...
  7. Closed Blue Finger Leather Sinularia

    Sinularia has been closed for over 1 week now, beginning to grow algae on out skin.
  8. "Soft" corals
    Recently brought home this "Devil's Hand" leather coral as a gift from my LFS. After acclimation it seemed to be doing just find but soon began to shrink down to about half its original size. I did a relatively light water change and upgraded my light (which needed to be done anyway) and it...
  9. "Soft" corals
    Just wondering if anyone has one of these.? Just got one the other day and just wondering if its normal for them to fold over and an hour later standing straight up normal. My para. are good and it looks good. Thanks
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Well I woke up this morning to find all these little white balls/eggs floating in my tank. I tried finding the source and then I saw all of these were actually budding off of my large finger leather. Is the finger leather spawning? Is there any chance that these eggs will survive and grow if I...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I just purchased a finger leather today and I was wondering if anyone could give some info on its care. the only other coral I have in the tank is a small corkscrew gorgonian. the rest is just live rock and I have placed the finger leather in its own space. I know that the finger leather likes a...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I was just wondering if you guys can tell me whether my finger leather is starting to shed. Its my first time keeping this coral so I was wondering if you guys can tell me what its doing. Thanks, Harvey
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Yesterday I noticed that my finger leather frag had closed its polyps. I thought it was because my clownfish swam into it. I began to worry once they didnt open again for a whole day. It still looks in good shape, its not limp and theres no sign of tissue decay. I did some research and...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    This is my first time keeping coral and I was wondering if you guys think these corals look healthy and alive? I think they do. Just would like some confirmation. Also I found that I have some aiptasia growing around my corals (especially around my polyps, theres about 4 on that rock alone) and...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I woke up yesterday morning to find the 5lbs. rock that my finger leather is attached to upside down in the sand. I have no idea how it was flipped. I put it back up and now today the tips of some of the fingers are white and the tentacles are gone :( Will this guy grow the flesh on the tips back?
  16. "Soft" corals
    i have a finger leather and it multed and then never opened back up and it seems it still is lossing its skin as it would when i multed but now if i blow it with a turkey baster like i would before to help remove the skin a white substance starts to come out.. im not sure what it is and the...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So... the last few nights my Emerald crab has decided to get friendly with my finger leather and sleep in it. He's not hurting it at all it looks like. He just likes sleeping in it. Evening comes and up he goes. Is this common with these crabs?
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I tried to get a picture but my camera simply can't capture it. My finger leather just finished molting and is now full and open and bigger than I've seen it. I noticed tonight however while looking at it in the moonlight it has tentacles coming off of it in two spots just under the line where...
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