fungia plate coral

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  1. paul bloem

    paul bloem

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    Hey guys

    I just want to know, why does my fungia close up almost completjy during the day and during night it fills its self up with so much fluid that it looks rond?
    Water parameters are fine.
    4X54w t5
    And had fore almost a month now and it only started a week ago.
    Tank: 1.2 X 45 X 45

    Can it be that the hermits are irritating it?
     
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  3. mariusmeyer

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    Thats what fungias do according to everwhere I read. They open at night and close during the day. Mine though is in a low light area and opens during the day and shrinks at night. Where is yours placed and how much flow/light is it getting. They want low flow.
     
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    mine extends tentacles and inflates at any given time of the day, doesnt seem to follow any rules
     
  5. Dewald@Dorry

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    Strange.., all the one's i've come across open and extend their tenticles during the day.. As long as it inflating and deflating it means that it's healthy.. Try feeding some pellets, they love pellets!
     
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