Bubble coral splitting???

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  1. TheresaC

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    Hi fellow reefers,

    I need some info regarding my bubble coral please... I've had it for more than a year now and it's grown a lot in the last few months.

    Today I noticed something strange. The bubble seems to be splitting right down the middle of it's mouth and forming two individual corals. I don't know if this is a good of a bad thing though... Do they split at all or is it sick?

    It's been doing awesome all these months and all the other corals are 100%. My params are still in check and stable. I have not changed anything recently.

    Please can somebody shed some light on this for me? Here's a pic of the guy.

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  3. makharold

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    Bubble tip anemones do split into two septate individuals :thumbup: it's a good thing now u have two
     
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    It's not an anemone, it's a Bubble coral..
     
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    Is there amythimg near it that could have harmed it. Have you changed flow or lights in your tank?
     
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    Hi @butcherman. I changed flow and lights about 3 months ago. The only other thing that could harm him is the anemone. What can I do to help it?
     
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    If its the neni. It needs time. Is there any brown jelly on it?
     
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    No brown jelly.
     
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    Is the neni wandering? Also is your alk stable?
     
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    The Nennie isn't wandering but getting too big and taking up too space in the tank. I sold it to @Christo but he can only collect the nennie first week of august.

    My alk is stable. All my sps frags and other lps's are growing and happy.
     
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    Ok perhaps just keep an eye on it for a day or two. If it gets worse then id start to worry
     
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    Bubble corals do spilt. Just keep a eye on it, brown slime like @butcherman said its a problem. it still looks healthy in the pic you post. :thumbup:hopefully you will have 2 soon. :peroni:
     
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    I hope that's the case. There is def no brown slime. Thank you! :peroni:
     
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    My green Bubble Coral split into three heads and grew from there. As mentioned, as long as no brown jelly it should be good.
     
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    Any updates?
     
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