New addition but no footing?

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by Stingray, Aug 11, 2008.

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  1. Stingray

    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    tissue is intact...
     
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  3. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    In that case, I wouldn't worry about it just yet but if you notice the tissue starting to rot or melt, get a razorblade ready.
     
  4. Stingray

    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    Razor Blade ready, this is new to me, what would be required and how do i go about it, cheers...
     
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    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    If you notice any areas of flesh starting to rot, pull the coral out, slice off the rotting areas, then dip the healthy coral in iodine before returning it to a low flow area of the tank to recuperate.
     
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    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    Will sliceing a chunk or 2 out of its torso, not cause any complications?
     
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    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It shouldn't. Leather corals are pretty resilient. Is there yellowing on the coral's stalk as well? Can you give it a preventative iodine dip just in case?
     
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  9. Stingray

    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    Think i found the problem, this particular coral was not likeing a lot of light i moved him further down to the bottom of the tank, where it has now fully recovered and looks even better then in the first pic, i think the yellowing was caused from me burning the bugger with too much light?...
     
  10. cannedmulder

    cannedmulder Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Good job, can we see pics of it now!?
     
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    Stingray Blue Ringed Angel

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    There you go a great improvement...

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  12. scenario1313

    scenario1313 Tassled File Fish

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    Looks much better. Good job on the save.