Bubble blues

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  1. Goldenoldie

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    Hi guys, great to join all you marine enthusiasts. I need some assistance.
    Over the past few weeks I've had to watch my green bubble coral fade away. Distressing, as I have always had success with this particular coral.
    Tank parameters are 1200 x 60 x 60, lights 6 x T5’s (2 actinic blue, 4 white). Water quality seems fine - (25oC, ph8.3) and I do a weekly 10% water change.
    Oh, by the way, my other hard corals are flourishing, incluiding a frag which I added some weeks ago.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Welcome to the forum Goldenoldie.

    Do you have tested parameters for Mg, Ca, Alk?
     
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    Welcome!!
    Do you have any other test kits to test with? Mag, cal, alk & most importantly, what is your salinity?
     
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    Mg, Ca and KH all within acceptable parameters, salinity 1.025. Was advised to add iodine in the correct dose.
     
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    if you say "bubble blues"
    Do you mean your tank got a cayno outburts?
     
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    Goldenoldie

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    Hi Riaanp, no outbreak, just a green bubble which I fear is beyond saving.
     

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