Urgent Coral doing badly

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  1. Mawnkey

    Mawnkey Ritteri Anemone

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    This guys not doing so well. What can I do to help it along? It's the small blue spot I believe its a chalice. Got it a week ago and it has shrunk a little since then. Don't have tests for mag, calc, or kh:( please help guys
     
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  3. psiclone

    psiclone Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Do you have tests for the other values? temp, salinity, pH, ammonia, nitrites, trates? That would help.

    Also please post a picture if you can. Is any skeleton exposed?
     
  4. cosmo

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    prob not a chalice, they don't really "shrink". pics and param's would help.

    But some tanks just don't like certain corals, mine HATES chalices for instance, some tanks hate zoas

    Thats why i like saltcritters.com, $5 frags so ya can test what works and how to grow them.
     
  5. Mawnkey

    Mawnkey Ritteri Anemone

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    It looks like it had started dying and it starter growing for the lfs then I got it and it started dying too. Here is a pic ill post other params once I get them tested
     

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  6. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That might be a chalice, it may not come back with it being that small. Put it in lower light that might help.
     
  7. Mawnkey

    Mawnkey Ritteri Anemone

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    I put it all the way on the side. Is there anything else I can try?
     
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  9. cosmo

    cosmo Giant Squid

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    does kinda look like a chalice actually, what do you mean by shrink?
     
  10. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Shade it under a ledge.
     
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    Deftones2015 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    +1 I had some chalices that I had to keep practically in the dark to keep them happy others I could blast like my sps and they grew like crazy. Some corals like different spots, you just have to try it in different spots with different lighting and flow.
     
  12. Mawnkey

    Mawnkey Ritteri Anemone

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    Okay ill place it more shades and see how it goes