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Old 03-11-2011, 01:50 PM   #11
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i don't think 2 degrees over night is going to do it. how did you acclimate it to your lighting? did you put it on the bottom and slowly raise it up or just glue it to the top of the rock?
do you have any power heads pointing directly at it?
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:45 PM   #14
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i don't think 2 degrees over night is going to do it. how did you acclimate it to your lighting? did you put it on the bottom and slowly raise it up or just glue it to the top of the rock?
do you have any power heads pointing directly at it?
It started at the bottom when i put the new lighting in and I moved it about half way up about a week ago you think they lights were too much for it? No power heads pointing directly at it I would say it's in a medium flow area
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too much light doesn't make sense judging from your picture. it's only half the coral. is the white part spreading fast? it looks like RTN to me (rapid tissue necrosis), and there are multiple causes of this.
if it's RTN, then i would frag off the good part right now. make sure you leave some good flesh with the RTN, so that none is remaining on the living frag.
some of the causes include, but are not limited to:
alk swings
temp swings
excessive nutrients
flow issues
chemical issues (stings/poisoned by neighboring corals)
etc.
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Yep it is definitely RTN then unfortunately I've lost the whole thing will this affect other corals and should I take it out of the tank?
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the dead skeleton won't effect anything. i would try to figure out the cause though. that might effect other corals in the long run.
RTN isn't contagious though, if that's what you are asking.
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