Button polyps not fully extending

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by irshaad, 21 Jul 2008.

  1. irshaad

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    Some help guys.
    My button polyps have always been doing quite well the past cuppla months. Growing quite nicely and always opened to the MAX.
    But during the last week, i noticed they started looking "dry" and dull and the tenticles not spreading out. The polyps are opened, just the tentacles dont extend.
    Any idea what could be wrong?
    All the other corals (gsp, cup coral, etc) are doing fine and look great, fish too.
    Water parameters the previous wknd were fine, did a 20% water change this weekend, havnt noticed a change in the coral yet..

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  3. Shaun

    Shaun Retired Moderator

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    They look to be burnt, Have you looked at night to see if anything is eating them.
     
  4. irshaad

    irshaad Thread Starter

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    Also, can sumone please tell me the names of these corals?
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    It's embarassing having corals u dnt kno the names to :whistling: , also makes researching them quite difficult :p
     
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    irshaad Thread Starter

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    Hi Thalion.
    Nope havnt looked to see if anything eating them.
    I have seen little insect gogga's running on them, could it be that??
     
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    If they look like flees then I don't thing it will be them, sorry no expert on IDing things.
     
  7. Al

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    Hi Irshaad,

    Think thats a Tree Coral. Maybe one of the experts can give an answer.
     
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    Looks like a Cladiella too me
     
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