New Torch

Discussion in 'Coral Health' started by esqu37107, Jun 5, 2009.

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  1. esqu37107

    esqu37107 Bristle Worm

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    Just got my first Torch coral in today and its not looking so good :( wont stop oozing, I'm hoiping it will recover but I dont know for sure and was hoping to get an opinion from you guys on what to expect. ;D


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  3. divott

    divott Giant Squid

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    give it some time, it might just be stressed. but honestly that isnt lookin to healthy. did you get it from an lfs?
     
  4. esqu37107

    esqu37107 Bristle Worm

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    got it from liveaquaria.com
     
  5. irr0001

    irr0001 Purple Tang

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    oo..i got a torch about 3 weeks ago..and while moving it my clumsy a$$ dropped it and one of the heads knocked against the glass..it just didnt open for a few days..then it looked like this..then it turned to mush and dissolved and i sucked it out with a turkey baster..but who knows..I can't really tell the condition of the tentacles from the pic..it may recover..when the stuff starts falling out i think it's pretty much done for

    edit: i would call live aquaria..every time i have received an unhealthy coral from them (twice i believe..) they have shipped me a new one no questions asked
     
  6. divott

    divott Giant Squid

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    has it just gotten steadily worse? no signs of improvement?
     
  7. esqu37107

    esqu37107 Bristle Worm

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    Thanks, Ill have to try and call them this time, usualy I email and they just want to give me "credit"


    Seems to be getting worse, a steady supply of slime :( 2 of the smaller heads seem to have stopped and one in the back seems to be just about gone.
     
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  9. mikejrice

    mikejrice 3reef Affiliate

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    Hard to tell from the pic but I agree it doesnt look good. Got mine today from LFS and it looked like this 10 minutes after I put it in the tank.

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  10. Froc3

    Froc3 Fire Goby

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    Your torch is toast IMO. Sorry to say. Here's to hoping though :beer:
     
  11. papareef

    papareef Feather Duster

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    Yes i'm sry but that torch is not going to recover,it's almost total skeleton in the pic.
     
  12. esqu37107

    esqu37107 Bristle Worm

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    :( yeah its gone. Thanks everyone for your input.