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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone! I was just curious if anyone has had an issue with their xenias just randomly rotting/ falling apart? I noticed last night that there was a really pale spot and it looked like it was rotting in the spot. It was about 3/4 of the way to the top. I took it out and iodine dipped it for...
  2. "Soft" corals
    I just came home after being gone for two days and I found my blue ricordea and my red mushroom covered in brownish slime and completely retracted. The red mushroom has broken into three pieces but still has a bright red color. I had both corals for only 4 days before I left for the weekend but...
  3. "Soft" corals
    My Xenia has got some strange looking lesions on it and is looking quite thin in the stalk this morning, and polyps aren't extended like usual. I've never had a coral melt on me before, so I'm curious if someone can tell me if that is whats actually happening? Several of my other LPS corals are...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    strangely enough, after accidentally cutting off a few tentacles of a totally different torch, one of the purple heads I had on the other side of the tank totally melted away in one morning. in addition to this, the last 2 mornings I have found a juvenile trochus snail on the floor. each...
  5. LPS Coral Forum
    hi guys, i have a 55 gallon tank. params are perfect, dont want to type them all... i have about 12 corals in my tank currently with a flame angel yellow tang and damsel.. i have a very serious problem.... every new coral i put in the tank dies... I had a a zoa that opened for two days and never...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, today I recived my new lighting system for my 36g bowfront reef tank. The lighting system is a 250 watt MH with 4 t5 strips that are a dark blue and 4 moon lights. When I first set it up it looked amazing, then I noticed that the plastic bar in the middle going fron the back of the tank to...
  7. LPS Coral Forum
    My tanks Beautiful, Just installed my new Asm g3 skimmer which is going to make my tank the cleanest tank in pa, Just did a nice water change, Checked my levels, All is well in Reef tank world, Then I notice That my "My miami Hurricane" Chalice had a dead spot on it showing the skeleton. This...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Bought this guy about 2 weeks ago. Tank is 55gal tank with 10gal eshopps wetdry (i know the bioballs argument but i do have them and they are fine for now). About 75lb of live rock. Plenty of algae to keep this star and my lawnmower blenny happy. Last week one of the stars legs started to...
  9. "Soft" corals
    I have read that they are hard to care for but generally everyone i speak with says no its easy and it grows like a weed. But i am not one of the fortunate ones that it just grows for. in facts mine is melting down. first three days it was happy and then just progressively worse. i have given it...
  10. "Soft" corals
    Lately certain colony's of Zoa's have been closing up and melting away. Other colonies are doing totally fine. I can't find any pests and water parameters are all good. I have read of some people dosing vitamin C to help sick Zoa's. Does anyone have any experience with this or have any other...
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