hammer coral help

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by spudsy69, Feb 28, 2013.

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  1. spudsy69

    spudsy69 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    My hammer coral was doing great but one night something. Ate part of the base where its glued to a rock I think it was my emerald crab. It ate one of my red shrooms so I think it is what did it and now my hammer wont come out like it was will it heal?
     
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    reefer Bob Montipora Digitata

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    If he has food to eat, then he'll usually leave corals alone. Do you have algae in your tank for him to eat?
     
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    reefer Bob Montipora Digitata

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    The hammer should recover as long it wasn't eaten to much & he leaves it alone. If it came down to my corals or crab, then the crab would be removed from Dt.
     
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    spudsy69 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    Yeah I'm going to move him
     
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    spudsy69 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    How fast does a hammer coral grow and is there a way to help it grow faster
     
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    Reef2Keep Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Think my hammer just got tested out as food source too. Decided to quarantine it b/c my snails and hermits haven't been leaving it along.

    If it's really being eaten, either feed your tank so more or protect the coral so that it can safely recover.
     

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  9. spudsy69

    spudsy69 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    If every thing in tank is good how long after a hammer coral is fragged could it it take for it to branch