Torch Coral (Growth? What is it?)

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  1. NickW

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    Hey Guys,

    Got a question with regards to my torch coral, the one head has not been doing overly well lately, a while ago i noticed this white hold in the middle, which is what i thought to be its skelleton (maybe it is, not sure), so i took a closer look and something is coming out of the hole then going back in every few seconds. It goes in and out rather quickly.

    So is this normal? what must i do if its not? break the head off?

    Here it is normal,


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    Here it is out,

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    All the help will be much appreciated, also for the guys whoa re interested here is a video, but the quality is crap as its so small and trying to zoom in just doesn't work well.(if need be i will try and get a better video)


     
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  3. Gazzer

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    It's a barnacle... Just leave it. :)
     
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    Great Video IMO. Looks like a pretty big barnacle, maybe the more experienced guys will shed some more light.
     
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    I've have the same on my Torch,doesn't seem to be doing any harm.
     
  6. NickW

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    Thanks Guys, will leave it for now and see what happens. That specific head is not doing as well as the others tho.
     
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