Nearby Mushroom cause SPS to bleach?

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by Night-Rida, May 3, 2010.

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  1. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I hate to say it but that coral looks like it's missing its flesh which would indicate an RTN event, not a bleaching event.
     
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  3. Night-Rida

    Night-Rida Finback Whale

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    I hope not! more polyps are out today.. maybe 75% now.. if it was RTN wouldnt polyps not be extending?

    also I just got a 2x2" favia frag, is that ok by SPS corals? as long there not close to touching? 2-3" seperation.

    thanks
     
  4. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Do you see polyps coming out of the white areas? If you are, then you are correct, it has only bleached. I hope that's the case!
     
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    mcfarrow Skunk Shrimp

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    just lost a picasso and a naso last month to one. traded for an open brain...too late.
     
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    Night-Rida Finback Whale

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    yea the brown polyps are coming out of the white areas.. so hopefully it will make a full recovery.. ::)
     
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    bje Long-fin Bannerfish

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    hrmm i have two shrooms growing way up on some LR i got. looks like ill be getting em moved so i dont have issues down the road when i add SPS
     
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  9. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hooray! Montiporas are pretty hardy so here's hoping it makes a full recovery!