Star polyp becoming smaller

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  1. tobiejvr

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    My star polyp is slowly becoming smaller and smaller. I have a 4 ft tank with 2 white and 2 blue T5s. Treat the tank with all the supplements required I think. Salt 1.024 +/-. At first I placed it at the top and was looking good. Then it started changing. Then someone told me put it on the substrate and after a while I realised it did nothing to help.

    Now back on top it is about half the size!
    Any suggestions please
     
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    What supplements are you adding?
    Do you perhaps have any fish that could be nipping it?
     
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    Also check that your water is not too clean.. they like water that is not perfect.
     
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    Post a pic of it currently and before if possible.

    U can lightly brush the gsp 'mat' clean if there is any algae or detritus build up on it.
     
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    Hi guys

    I use Reef Fusion 1 and 2. Also use Red Sea ABC plus with every water change.
    Fish:
    Big Regal, Foxface, Sailfin tang.
    2 x small Blue green chromis
    1 x Bandit goby
    1 x pink blue watchman
    1 x Clown surgeon
    3 x clowns
    1 x pype fish
    1 x mandarin
     
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    Pic?
     
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    Details of nitrate control, what's your phos at ? Are you running a skimmer also what lights are u running?
     

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