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Old 12-27-2012, 11:18 PM   #1
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Leather starting to grow out of water

I've seen a few tanks on YouTube where corals are literally growing out of the top of the tanks! It's pretty amazing actually, well lately I've noticed my leather growing closer and closer to the water line and now part of it has grown past the line.

What can I do? Is it ok? Looks healthy... I've attached some pictures taken right now.



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Old 12-28-2012, 12:13 AM   #2
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It will probably be fine I've seen sps corals that get that way then they start growing wider not taller. It will know and adjust. That's my opinion
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It will probably be fine I've seen sps corals that get that way then they start growing wider not taller. It will know and adjust. That's my opinion
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:32 AM   #4
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It will probably be fine I've seen sps corals that get that way then they start growing wider not taller. It will know and adjust. That's my opinion
From my knowledge sps are sometimes completely out of water at low tide. ( never seen a real reef so I wouldn't know) and leathers grow a lot further down, hence the lower light levels for care in an aquarium. Maybe just make sure it isn't getting burnt and it might be okay.
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From my knowledge sps are sometimes completely out of water at low tide. ( never seen a real reef so I wouldn't know) and leathers grow a lot further down, hence the lower light levels for care in an aquarium. Maybe just make sure it isn't getting burnt and it might be okay.
Yea I've some videos and they look really cool!! Only thing is I have I have a lid. The videos I've seen are topless. I'll check and make cure its not getting burned but I think it's ok (for now anyway) I actually like the look just wanna make sure it's gonna be ok...

Thanks for your reply and have a happy and safe new year

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Mines about on the surface too I noticed its stepping down the rock more
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:04 PM   #7
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Mines about on the surface too I noticed its stepping down the rock more
Cool thanks bro, make me feel better. I do notice a white patch showing in one spot.



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It's almost like its splitting or spreading out like you said...
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