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Old 12-25-2004, 03:22 PM   #1
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Polyp question....stringy stuff?

We just introduced a live rock in the tank that has several different corals/polyps on it.

There are some reddish brown (rust colored) ones, not sure of the name, but last night several of them each had a long "string" the same color as the specimen hanging out. They (the "strings") broke off.

Is this something to be concerned about? Has anyone had this happen before?

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Old 12-25-2004, 06:12 PM   #2
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Sounds like it was probably expelling waste. I wouldn't worry.
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Sounds like your talking about button polyps. They should be ok
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i just got some reddish pink and some green shroom and they seem to have shrunk plus there is white brain type string hanging from its oral disk. what should i feed them i have a 55gal tank and only 3 Fls
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They are expelling their guts. They do that when they are stressed. You don't have to feed them. But, they will eat whatever your feeding your other inverts and fish.
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thanks but what should i feed them all i have for inverts is 4 mushrooms
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