colt coral branches breaking off

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by muggle, Sep 7, 2011.

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  1. muggle

    muggle Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Bought colt coral last week, in low flow/ mod light in sanded of reef. Came home from work and one branch was broke off. Came home from running an errand and another branch looks ready ti come off...they don't look torn, any ideas?
     
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  3. grinder37

    grinder37 Whip-Lash Squid

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    It's dropping babies for ya


    Edit-probably due to the move last week and just adjusting to your tank,it's normal.
     
  4. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    Is the coral open with extended polyps? Were the branches near the base? Can you post pics? FWIW, that's how a lot of branching soft leathers multiply. If they look healthy, you can affix them to a rock and they will attach themselves.