Zoas bloated normal or not

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  1. reef addict

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    My zoas seem to be bloated at the heads.. is this strange or are they dying? uploadfromtaptalk1405672172984.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1405672200592.jpg

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    They certainly not healthy, possibly on their way out.

    Use a turkey baster to blow all the debris off them. then check your lighting and params, coz something is causing them to close and look like they on their way out.

    How long have they been in your tank?
     
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    Been in the tank for a few days..params all ok. They were moved over from old tank to new. Salinity was high 1:030 Brought it down to 1026. Its possible thats the reason
     
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    Could be because of the SG did you bring it down fast or at a slow rate. They might be adjusting but they not looking good at all.
     
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    the ones in the top pic may survive if you get params all right, but its important that you keep them debris free, so they dont rot before recovery (if its still possible)
     
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    Slowly since this morning. I turkey basted them.. and clear all debris on them. . Will monitor over the nxt few days
     
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    It could also be light shock? Will keep watching them. Moved them from old tank to new.. form T5s to LEDs
     
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