Whats wrong with my zoanthids ???

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  1. Fires

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    I can't see what problem except what looks like a white mould on some.
     
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    looks like they are being disturbed by something should check for some Nudis or maybe they just need to settle in. How long have you had them in your tank? hows your parameters like Po4?
     
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    When I bought them 2 weeks ago they were stunning. All open. Now they look like this...
     
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    Hi Ayoob

    NO's = 0
    Po4 = 0

    Running 3 X Radion Led Units...
     
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    If it is mould, I would scrape the moldy zoos off , dip rock in coral rx and place in a high flow area in a quaranteen tank
     
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    Zoapox? Are they closing up and dying?
     
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    If it is them just closing up it would be a sudden change in water parameters. Eg quick drop in nutrients, increase in light, or if you have a dwarf angel nipping them
     
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    I second that just to be safe and check tank for any sign nudis creeping around
     
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    Hi Seabass. Yes closing up and looks like they are busy dying.

    Got 3 X Radion LED Units running. What should the Colour Temp be during 6am to 9pm ?? Im running on 14k
     
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    I'm experiencing the same thing, not fun having zoas I collected over a year and a half die. I don't have a clue about your lighting, sorry.
     
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    Nope No Nudis... I think my LED Lights are not on the right colour temp....
     
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    those are great lights as far as I've heard, so good luck maybe just give them time to settle or maybe observe your fish and see if any are nipping it.
     
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    Give them lots of flow and lots of light, emphasis on lots of flow and lots of light. Those are Vietnams. I can almost guarentee you they have nudis, check after lights out
     
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    Try to blow any settlement of there mats that could help
     
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    :thumbup: ^

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    What coral is that in the third pic? Looks like the skeleton of a brain?
     
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    Dips are often effective at reviving unhappy Zoas IME. Variously I've tried hydrogen peroxide, fresh water, Coral RX, Revive and Lugol's. Last time I accidentally left a colony in Revive overnight (supposed to be a 5-10 minute dip). They completely recovered.

    Try a dip.
     
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    Jip Old Brain that didnt make it...
     
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