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Old 03-03-2014, 08:47 PM   #1
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Is My Torch Coral Sick?

I have a 3 headed torch coral. For a month 2 of the heads comes out perfect. 1 Head won't extend fully as of lately. It used to though but now it wont. No brown Jelly or nothing and it still grabs food. Just wont come out at all. Should I frag it off?

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Old 03-03-2014, 08:57 PM   #2
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My torches look like that when they don't like how much/direct flow they are getting. It doesn't look unhealthy to me and no I would not frag it off
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Its very indirect flow and it's not getting blasted. I have 2 mp10's on pulse mode.
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It will come back. It isn't receding right?
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It will come back. It isn't receding right?
It never goes into it's skeleton. It's always out just never all the way out anymore.
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Just give it time it will come back out. Mine shrunk and stuff for the first month I had it. Then it came out all the time
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My torch looks like that when it certain heads do not like the flow. I have a powerhead pointing 1ft away from my torch. It was too much flow and one of the head's tentacles shrunk (same as your pic). I put it in an area with less flow and now all heads are big and extended.

The pic look like its getting too much flow from one direction.
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My torch looks like that when it certain heads do not like the flow. I have a powerhead pointing 1ft away from my torch. It was too much flow and one of the head's tentacles shrunk (same as your pic). I put it in an area with less flow and now all heads are big and extended.

The pic look like its getting too much flow from one direction.
I have the mp10's in pulse mode so it's random flow.
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If it's been doing that for a month though it might be worth a try moving it. My torches seem to enjoy my sand bed best, but I run nanos so there all pretty shallow tanks. Just my $.02
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