Red stuff on Zoa's

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by mytank, 9 Jun 2012.

  1. mytank

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    I have been noticing this on some of my Zoa stalks. I have touched it, its not slimy like cyno its like some sort of algae or something but its NO WHERE else in or around the tank anyone know what it is?:

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  3. JsPLAYn

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    did u try holding it over a powerhead to try and blow it off,that usually ocurs if zoas is in a "too low flow" section
     
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    Hmm thats interesting these are in a VERY high flow area..... the love it here grow like weeds.
     
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    i had that on my zoas which was slightly under a ledge in low flow, i lifted it to a powerhead and it blew off and didn grow back,maybe urs is sumfin diferent,but looks exactly the same
     
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    mmmmm .... I wouldn't go touching corals too much especially I see you paly's growing inbetween your zoa's .... You going to have a nasty "itch" one of these days .... The toxins from paly's are a bit deadly
     
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