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Old 05-31-2014, 05:05 PM   #1
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Hammer and octospawn very shrunken

. Had both for over 6 months! 2 hammer and an octospawn

2. Par 38's led bulb they have been under since January

3. Nitrate: 5ppm

4. Calcium:450

5. Phosphate: less then .03

6. Alkalinity: 8.7

7. pH:7.5-8

8. Salinity: was a little high after my w/c on Sunday! Was 1.30 so today I adjusted to get closer to 1.25

9. Temperature:76-78

10. Liquid or strip test kits: mostly liquid test

11. Location in tank:near bottom they have been in place for 6 months

12. Current amount of flow:medium to high

13. Current tank dosing regimen: none

14. Nearby coral:torch which is doing fine

15. Explanation of problem: numerous coral in the tank all are doing fine except these 3 ! Nothing seems off except the salinity!Click image for larger version

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Old 05-31-2014, 10:06 PM   #2
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Can you take a pic with the white bulbs on?
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The flesh is receding from the bottom up!
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Too much flow on the these corals maybe?
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There are 3 separate corals each with different flow and light! All are looking the same! The one in this pic has been in this spot for 6 months
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Dosing anything? Regular water changes?
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Old 06-01-2014, 02:49 AM   #7
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Never dose! 15% w/c weekly
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Are they getting stung by anything? Are any close to that torch?
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Maybe a bad batch of salt. It's more common than you think. Just a guess.
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Near the end of a pail of salt! They are close to the torch but they do not attack members of their family!
How big of a water change can I do today?
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