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Old 04-20-2014, 12:26 PM   #1
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Montipora bleaching?

I picked up a small frag of montipora yesterday and woke up this morning and it was a little bit white around the edges! Click image for larger version

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Old 04-20-2014, 12:28 PM   #2
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Sometimes they do that I wouldn't worry about it just yet
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Old 04-20-2014, 12:35 PM   #3
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Yeah give it a week or 2 it will probably color back up, those things are pretty hardy
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Ok thanks!
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That's probably new growth.
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On montis, growth shows up as a white rim around the edge.
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It has a white ring but as you in toward the center it looses color
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Old 04-20-2014, 02:24 PM   #9
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Look up coral tissue necrosis (stn and rtn) pictures and see if you think yours is doing that. It's really hard to tell with the blueness of your lights in the pics
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What is your calcium and alk readings?
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