Trumpet coral dying or pooping?

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  1. cj5_dude

    cj5_dude Flamingo Tongue

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    Strange question but I was watching one of my trumpet corals a minute ago and it kinda shriveled up and a brown substance came out of the dead center and almost looked like some sort of tentacle but wasn't the normal sweeper tentacles.

    Was it coral poop or is there something wrong with my coral? Did it ooze it's insides outside and die?
     
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  3. rc_mcwaters3

    rc_mcwaters3 Clown Trigger

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    pooping would be my thought my shroom did the same thing

    worse come to worse just grab it and smell it ;D
     
  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
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    cj5_dude Flamingo Tongue

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    I understand why it's moved but I'm having other problems with the trumpets now too. I put some pellet food in for the fish and each (two total) trumpet got a pellet. Now the healthier looking one is totally shriveled up. Is this normal after eating or are they stressed?
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Check parameters and post and image please. :)
     
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    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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  9. cj5_dude

    cj5_dude Flamingo Tongue

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    Yeah, I can't take good pictures with my setup. It came out of the mouth like that, but it was longer and stringy. It all came out and didn't stay attached. It was on the one of two trumpet frags that didn't open as much. The one that shriveled bad came back more before the lights went out and I'll check again in the afternoon to see how they look tomorrow. I'll get some water parameters tomorrow too.
     
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    rc_mcwaters3 Clown Trigger

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    poop lol, it was poop ;D
     
  11. NanaReefer

    NanaReefer Fu Manchu Lion Fish

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    Yea it's a poopin :) Mine do it, her's do it, his do it, everybody's do it!!
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