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Old 11-12-2008, 10:03 PM   #1
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Is this what bleaching looks like?

I got this coral about a month ago. I moved it a couple of weeks ago and the top section of the coral seems to be getting much lighter (while the side-towards the bottom- remains the darker brownish color). I moved it back down towards the bottom.

My question-does this coral look like it is bleaching? If so, is moving it simply going to correct the situation or should I consider moving it to my other tank that has t5 ho lighting? (it's under mh lighting currently)



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i s there a pic of the coral?

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Old 11-12-2008, 11:22 PM   #3
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I think you had it under too much light. Platygyra? If so, it probably wants to be closer to the bottom with halides. Mine is about 2/3 the way down my tank under compact fluorescents and is very happy there.
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bleaching, chi, leaching

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