Montipora Digitata going pale?

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the brown montipora digitata in this pic is taking some strain, i moved him higher(more light) as well as further from the other corals.

any ideas what might be causing this?
 

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I would guess chemical warfare with the brain.
 
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There is a Monti eating nudibranch which is so well camoflaged that they are nearly impossible to see, and they can wipe out an entire colony within a relatively short time.

If nothing else works, I would suggest that you do an iodine dip for a few minutes and see if anything comes off the coral.

I hope it recovers, but if nothing helps, be prepared to frag off the healthy fingers...

Hennie
 

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Thanks hennie, yip I have moved him, i do have some "cleaning the tank" frags which are doing well, but you right if I dont see a change I will take off the healthy part.
 

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someone, please explain the freshwater dip thing to me please, how long etc etc etc
 

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Is it just bleached or is the pale section dead? Any polyp extension on the pale section?
 

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very little PE
 

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someone, please explain the freshwater dip thing to me please, how long etc etc etc
its not a fresh water dip,its an iodine dip.i personally use tropic marine pro coral cure mixed in the in a bucket with tank water and then place the affected coral in it for about 10-15 minutes and you will see these montis dying off.
 

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OK explain the iodine dip then thanks:whistling:
 

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OK found this on the the Monti, looks like a bit of sponge to me, but hey what do I know, what do you guys think?

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Hello any ideas ppl?
 

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Any help Guru's ????????
 

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Send sihaya a PM with a link to this thread, see if she can help you, although she might be in bed right now :)
 

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What, are saying you dont know, damnit you should know:razz:

Yeah will do now. Thanks for the idea.
 

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