Stringy white stuff on torch coral

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  1. Bandit

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    I bought a clown today and it tried to enter my torch coral, the coral then got
    mad or something cause it shriveled up and then i saw one stringy white
    snotty stuff coming out of it.

    Is the coral just p##ed of at the clown or what else can it be?
     
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    It sounds like it's adjusting to you'r lighting...can you post a pic...? Mine was light brown "streaks"..
     
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    Pic please!

    The coral should be ok, how long have you had the coral?
    Is this the first time you see this happen?

    He is probably just pissed off!
     
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    Hi Bandit - It could possibly be. But - to be safe. Could you possibly post a picture please?
     
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    Got the coral sunday. It was happy and opening up fully until i got the clown. It touched the coral and then it shriveld up. Will post a pic tomorrow. At the moment its only one small piece that looks like white snot.
     
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    He will be fine :)
     
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    Thanks got scared when it did that.

    But after it shriveld up it opened up after 5 to 10 minutes. Guess it has to get use to the clown
     
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    Know this thread is old but just wanted to check that this is normal for it to happen? I walked out the room for once second and come back in to see one of the heads all shriveled up, and it’s slowly expelling a tiny amount of white stringy stuff? Does this mean one of my clowns tried to host it or a hermit annoyed it? I’m really stressing
     

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