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Old 05-06-2004, 07:17 PM   #1
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new soft coral is totally limp! Help please.

I just bought a pink leather coral yesterday. I acclimated it slowly and now today it is limp, totally and hanging on the small rock it was attached to by just a string. I was told to place it high in the tank w/ moderate flow. I did so and now the thing looks really bad. It is still pink but much smaller and closed up. The base that is attached is a little brown where it is letting go off the rock it came attached to. I have an open brain, a plate coral and star polyps that are just fine and all water para are fine. What to do before it gets worse? My lighting is 48" PC 2 at 10000k and 2 actinc(sp?) and the coral is maybe 12 inches from the surface. The tank is an extra tall and too hard to place any higher. Any suggestions? Thanks ahead of time.

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Give it time. Leather corals can take up to a week to get used to the new conditions it's in and start opening up.
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