Gorgonian Fadeing

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  1. PittsburghReefTank12

    PittsburghReefTank12 Flamingo Tongue

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    Hey guys my brown Gorgonian is turning white and the fleeh is coming off at the tips. Anyone know what this is from? The polyps still extend excellently but the flesh is turning white. Ive had it for a few months now. Any help is appreciated
     
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  3. DSC reef

    DSC reef Giant Squid

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    How's your parameters? Never kept any gorgonians but I'm curious if there tips can burn like acropora with alk or chemistry swings?
     
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    Reefing Madness Skunk Shrimp

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  5. Vinnyboombatz

    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Increase flow and cut off dying areas with a sharp blade.Photosynthetic Gorgonians like ALOT of light and flow.Water parameters are not really that crucial as they are pretty tolerant.The Gorg. in question has brown polyps?
     
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  6. PittsburghReefTank12

    PittsburghReefTank12 Flamingo Tongue

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    Yea parameters are good and in check . Its in plenty light and flow. Its fully photosynthetic. I just don't understand why its turned white and the flesh falls off untill the branch is exposed