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Old 12-29-2014, 12:46 AM   #1
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Why is my coral all shriveled up?

I've had it for around 6 weeks and has been growing like crazy,Click image for larger version

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ID:	259484 maybe 4 to 5 times it's original size! But over the last day or so it's shrunk way down. All the water parameters are where they should be and have been.. I'm stumped as to what the problem could be, any ideas?


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Old 12-29-2014, 02:09 AM   #2
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Sometimes people have trouble with these guys. I had one and was doing fine. Later on the coral just stopped growing and died off. How long have they been closed up? Maybe a dip to check parasites.


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There aren't too many parasites that eat softies that you can't see with the naked eye. What parameters have you checked, and what were the actual numbers?
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Why is my coral all shriveled up?

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Are you using a refractometer? The salinity might be off if you use a hydrometer


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Old 12-30-2014, 05:52 AM   #6
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I've had xenia do very well in some tanks and horrible in others. lol Even with perfect water I've had them shrivel and die.
As mentioned, what are your parameters, the numbers? Have you added any chemicals or anything else to the tank recently?
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