crushed torch coral

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  1. siidman

    siidman Bristle Worm

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    I got a shipment of coral in today. After acclimation I was placing my new torch coral into position and as I was placing it, one of the sides got crushed. That part of the live rock it was on was really brittle. I wasnt even putting any pressure on it. Anyway, on the left side, about 15% of it got crushed. Is this anything that I need to be worried about or are these hardy enough that it will boune back just fine? What do I need to look for to see if its gonna be fine or not?
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  3. irr0001

    irr0001 Purple Tang

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    what part was crushed? the fleshy head or the "stalk"? if it was the head..chances are that if the flesh was damaged that head wont make it..the others will be fine though..if it was the stalk..nothing to worry about
  4. siidman

    siidman Bristle Worm

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    well about 15% of it was crushed. the rest of it didnt get touched. I tried to take some pics but I couldnt get any pics to come out god enough to get a good look at it.