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Old 07-04-2013, 05:09 PM   #1
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Do cucumbers kill corals

Can a cucumber kill a coral by rubbing against it. Or by just eating it?
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Old 07-04-2013, 07:52 PM   #2
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when they die they release toxins that can kill everything
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Old 07-04-2013, 07:54 PM   #3
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when they die they release toxins that can kill everything
No it's still alive it's just massively fat and rubbing against lower corals and just wanted to know if they could harm here's a picture.
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not that i know of, and if it was you would know your corals would show signs of stress. unless you see them deflate or it showing its sceleton then i wouldn't worry to much
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Yeah that very small head on the back of the cucumber is showing skeleton and the next to it died a while back. Is there any other reason?
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The cucumber won't hurt anything unless it's dead, as stated.
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Woke up and this is what I see. I'm really starting to hate fish keeping.
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I would try a Lugols dip.
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It's already dead though and skeleton is showing. Thanks for the suggestions though.
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The rest of the coral is still alive though....for now.
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