Strange leather growth

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  1. elrohiras

    elrohiras

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    Hi all, just need some advice on the following:
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    I have this around the base of my finger leather.
    What is it?
    Is it normal?
    Had the coral for about a year and these growths on the base only seem to have started after I Rescaped around January (noticed yellow around April)

    Any ideas?
     
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  3. NJH

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    Looks like Clathrina sponges
     
  4. viper357

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    Agree with NJH, it's not a growth from the leather coral, it's a yellow sponge, more than likely growing on the rock. I have loads of it on the underside of the rock in my tank.
     
  5. NJH

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    Yea harmless but can irritate some corals.
     
  6. elrohiras

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    Ok thanks, will leave and let be then
     
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    The white growth as well?
     
  8. NJH

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    Yes. Both of them.
     
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    Thanks
     
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