devils hand turning green

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  1. spongebob

    spongebob Flamingo Tongue

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    I fed my tan devils hand coral some coral vibrance with a baster. It is just zooplankton.I have done it before with no issue. This time it shrunk after an hour and half turned green. This is the second day and its all green and not opening. It did get slightly bigger than when the light is out but is not opening up. Just wondering if anyone has seen this before?
     
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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    Just leave it be. It will probably shed a mucus layer. I never spot feed any of my leathers as they constantly pull from the water coloum. Coral vibrance is a great reef food.
     
  4. spongebob

    spongebob Flamingo Tongue

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    Thanks that's what I thought. I was just curious if anyone has seen it before.
     
  5. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Have one, Seen it.

    Although I NEVER spot feed ANY of my corals. My Devils hande has become quite huge, and I have fragged hunks the size of a baseball off it several times.

    Sometimes afterwards, it turns greenish.

    I've also had it stay very white for weeks.

    It's usually kinda brown/tanish.

    I think it's OK
     
  6. nanoreefwannabe

    nanoreefwannabe Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    is the greenish a result of it being shrunk up and ready to shed? i know mine get that "bad meat" shine to them from time to time right before they shed...