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Is it possible to save this coral ?

There are small polyps and they do seem to get excited when feeding fish roe.

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If you target feed it I think it can make it. I've seen sun corals with the same tissue loss recover.
 
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isolate the coral by putting it in an old clean tub of ice-cream with a small pump in the tub aswell. put the tub in your sump (provided your sumps lighting is not on for 24hrs a day) and feed the coral everyday for a week. just remember to replace the water often so nitrates in the tub don't sky rocket. if you feed heavyish you will not have to target feed. i never target feed mine i just isolate it with half a coke bottle and my sun coral is looking great.
 
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I agree that it is possible to save it. It won't be easy though... you'll have to target feed it every day... imo
 
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Slowly, slowly. It is feeding well

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And check the coral's guardian angel on the left :D

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Thanks for the advice Shaun, just to the right of the coral is it's cave.

Need to take it out for shooting and feeding ;)
 
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Thanks for the algae advice. It is a bit of a problem. I have the coral in the Mantis/refuge tank, which in it's own nature is quite nutrient rich. If I put in the main display tank, I am wary the coral just won't be able to handle the huge flow, predators and food competition.

Maybe I should try find a dark part of my sump to keep it in.
 
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Moving it to the sump might help, but you also need to start feeding it more often...
 
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how many times should he be feeding it sihaya?
Warr bud you must scrap the algae off with your fingers see what happens :):cursing:
 
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The coral is looking a whole lot better Warren from the first pic. Well done and good determination
 

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