Zoo colonies recently dieing off

Discussion in 'Coral Diseases' started by opfishin, Mar 15, 2011.

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  1. opfishin

    opfishin Astrea Snail

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    There was no predation on any one the zoos that died. They were doing very well and than for some reason died off. salinity and all water parameters were n point...
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Did they just melt away? Where they newly fragged zoanthids?
     
  4. opfishin

    opfishin Astrea Snail

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    yeah you could say that.. no established nice colony.
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Sometimes newly fragged pieces will just melt. If it continues you may want to consider dipping the remaining colony.
     
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    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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    Don't mean to take this thread, but I've been have similar issues. My last two frags have melted away within maybe two-three weeks.

    What's the likelihood something could be feasting on them?
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Could be high if you did not dip them prior to putting them in your system.
     
  10. opfishin

    opfishin Astrea Snail

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    thanks all, and yes the Ph and all parameters along with salinity were fine. could you inform me on this dipping you're referring to?