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Old 12-06-2013, 10:39 PM   #11
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Okay well I guess I can do that if that fail should I try freshwater dipping and how would I
Go about doing that?
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:02 PM   #12
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Okay well I guess I can do that if that fail should I try freshwater dipping and how would I Go about doing that?
I've never liked freshwater dips. They stress the coral out even further.
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:06 PM   #13
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Freshwater dips are a last ditch effort IMO for coral. I do them on my clams if I see some pinched mantle starting...but that is a different story. A dip in something like coralrx before putting a new coral into your tank is best in terms of disease/parasites, but I highly doubt this is the case here. You just have a stressed out coral, probably freshly cut, that is looking for the right conditions to open back up.
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It's still not coming out I'm getting worried that it's not gonna make it
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:58 PM   #15
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A dip probably isn't going to help it. I would move it and wait a few days and see what it does. Any changes can take days to see the results.
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Is there any signs I should look for to see if it's dying?
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Zoas just melt away as far as i have seen.
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Old 12-09-2013, 03:13 AM   #18
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How do they melt away?
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They just appear to be melting. They stay closed and shrink up until they are completely gone.
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if it's closed up, at least you know it's still alive. when it melts down, it's dead. from the looks of the pic, you shouldn't worry too much (easier said than done). just wait it out: no dips, no moving around, or let other critters touch it.
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