Urgent help needed Kenya tree not looking too great

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  1. riaanwium

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    hey guys, i got myself a kenya tree on sat and this morning it still hasn't opened up. it's just slumped over.

    Parameters,
    PH - 8.3
    KH - 9
    No3 - 0 - 5
    PO4 - 0
    Cal - 440
    Mag - 1450

    Sg - 1.025 - 1.026

    Thanks.
     
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    How long have you had it in your tank. You have very little nutrients, they like "dirty" water. If the base of the coral is still looking good, i.e, not breaking apart or disintegrating, then it is still fine.
     
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    its been in my tank now for 4 days. base seems fine, just lighter than the branches at the moment. no breaking yet. Thanks
     
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    They can sulk for a while. What flow is it in?
     
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    i would say med to high, more to the med side though.
     
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    Too early to start stressing, they can sulk for ages. Give the animal time.
     
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    Thanks, No stress. Just concerned.
     
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