Candy cane

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  1. Collin

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    My candy cane was doing stunning untill a hairy, soft brown growth and some white things (little round blown boddies with hairy mouth) is growing on it. Two of the polips do not open for the last week or so...the coral is not in direct current, but might sit to low. Can anyone help please
     
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    A VERY WARM WELCOME to MASA, Collin! Great to have you on-board!

    Please try and post a picture of your candy cane, mate? It would be the absolute easiest way for us to try and assist you.
     
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    Welcome Collin. As Jacques said, post a pic so we can see what you mean. Otherwise, e-mail a pic to the mods for them to upload if you not sure how to
     
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    Thanks Sean. That too - can be done, Collin!
     
  6. Collin

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    Ok. Learned a new skill posting photo's! Please have a look under my photos at my ill candy
     
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    not with you on this one???? I cannot see any pics :(
     
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    Here are the pics guys...

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  9. Collin

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    Hi Sean - please click on 'My Photos' on the left under my name - I've got 3 photos of the candy
     
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    Thanks Peter!
     
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    That's a strange growth, I haven't seen that before. Is it like a mat that is growing up the stalks or is it individual little things?
     
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    It's individual soft things that has a muddy feel to it - I tried to clean it off with my fingers - the candy heads opened the next day, but has a dark clouration on it (like a tomato going off). The cany looks Ok, but it also seems as the strange growth is coming back...
     
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    In the first pic those are sponges, Scypha or pineapple sponges, which should not worry the cane
     
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