Leather Coral

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by mandarin, 3 Dec 2009.

  1. mandarin

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    About two weeks ago i bought a Finger and Devil's coral.
    The Finger is fine but the Devil won't open, it stays chrinked and is purple of colour.
    Any advise please.
     
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  3. FransSny

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    mandarin, many of the sarcophyton species will sulk for periods of time (especially when moved). Just keep everything in check, and give it some time

    remember they need med to strong flow & lighting
     
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    Thanks for the advise, what i forgot to mention is that it's three quaters up in the tank right side and two power heads on the left, i thouth maybe the current was to strong. Lighting is 4 x T5 - 2 blue and 2 white.
     
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    Hey Mandarin, i had a similar problem with a finger leather species, I actually fished them out of a dying tank they were just white and shriveled, the one opened and started to grow in 2 days, the other took nearly a month!!!
    so hang in there!
     
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    like Frans said they sulk when moved, this is normal. just hang in there!:)
     
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