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Old 10-23-2013, 10:53 PM   #1
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bright green Duncan coral

I've had this Duncan coral for a few months now and was wondering why it turned this bright green color and if it is a bad thing

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Old 10-23-2013, 10:58 PM   #2
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I've had this Duncan coral for a few months now and was wondering why it turned this bright green color and if it is a bad thing
Have no idea but the is really cool! Never seen one that color.
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I don't think that's a ducan I think it may be a walking dendrophyllia
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I know it's a Duncan because when I bought it it had the Duncan colors and everything. it changed a lot
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It definetly doesn't show the skeletal structure of any Duncan I've ever seen. Walking dendros have a extremely similar natural color to Duncan's and grow more in a "clump" instead of branching like duncans. Do you have any closer pictures or pictures from when you purchased it?
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I'll take some more when the daylights turn on
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:05 AM   #7
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Duncan's grow in clumps as well, if it was a walking dendro it would move. The walking dendro usually just grows extra mouths and not heads like a Duncan would. Flip the coral over and look for a hole where the symbiotic worm would be. If it's not there it is not a walking dendro. It just seems like a very odd Duncan
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Well it's attached to a plug so I can't see under and it doesn't move. Could it be bleached?
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Well it's attached to a plug so I can't see under and it doesn't move. Could it be bleached?
That answers the walking dendro question right there lol. It could be. What lights are you running? Maybe move it to a little lower light and see if it gets the normal color back.
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Nice pic! I'm running t5s 2 actinic and and 2 daylights I think they are 10k and the Duncan is at the very bottom of the tank and always has been. I got a new Duncan over the weekend and I put that one under a rock a little so it wouldn't get so Mich light. It's weird because my older one got a little smaller bit kept growing heads. It satarted with one and now it has 6
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