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Old 03-28-2013, 09:07 AM   #1
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My damsel is nipping at my flower pot coral

he's eating once a day plus has seaweed for snacking! What's the problem?
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I`ve never heard of them doing that but nothing surprises me in this hobby. IMO it`s a myth that a full fish will not munch on corals. You might have to remove the damsel.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:29 PM   #3
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Is he really eating the coral or is he cleaning it and picking off algae.
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Is he really eating the coral or is he cleaning it and picking off algae.
Sorry I wanted to believe that as well...that he was cleaning algae....until I saw him bite off the tips and fluorescent green was spit out of his mouth...X2...no algae.
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Damsel needs to go back to the LFS.
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Damsel needs to go back to the LFS.
I'm on my way to go pick up a trap now. I don't want to take the chance of further disturbing my corals.
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Maybe he's removing unhealthy parts of the coral.
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I had almost the same thing happen to me except it was two dwarf angels. They were model citizens for 4 yrs and then went to munching. Had to get them out before they wrecked my reef.
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Damsels are evil, case closed...lol
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