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Old 01-20-2013, 09:47 PM   #1
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Hammer coral

The strangest thing happened to our hammer coral. We've had it for months and it was doing very well. This morning I topped off the tank with RO and everything was fine. When I turned the lights on a little while ago, I noticed the entire top of the coral was missing and I found it on the sand in the back of our tank. It's still somewhat opened.

We have 2 clowns, a wrasse, a fire shrimp and some snails. They've never bothered the corals before so I'm not sure what happened. Any thoughts?
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The strangest thing happened to our hammer coral. We've had it for months and it was doing very well. This morning I topped off the tank with RO and everything was fine. When I turned the lights on a little while ago, I noticed the entire top of the coral was missing and I found it on the sand in the back of our tank. It's still somewhat opened.

We have 2 clowns, a wrasse, a fire shrimp and some snails. They've never bothered the corals before so I'm not sure what happened. Any thoughts?
Could it just have fallen off? Was it on a plug or stem? Sometimes the stems can become weak or the they can come loose from the frag plug. Try and get back into a good spot or glue it to a frag plug.
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I'm not really sure if it came loose. It seemed very secure and looked like it had a strong base. I'd like to glue it to another frag but I can't find a base on it to secure it.
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I'm not really sure if it came loose. It seemed very secure and looked like it had a strong base. I'd like to glue it to another frag but I can't find a base on it to secure it.
Can you grab a frag plug form your LFS. Sometimes there generous and will give you one.
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