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Old 11/29/2007, 07:35 AM
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Need advice on Leather coral

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Need a bit of advice on this coral, it has been in the tank for 2 weeks and is not opening up, it is placed low in the tank but is in a good flow area, it also appears to have green patches on it and is letting off a slime coat. Is it me being paranoid or is it ok. Any help is much appreicated (it's my first coral)

I believe it is a Lobophytum sp.




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Old 11/29/2007, 01:10 PM
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It's probably just shedding if there are not any areas of tissue that are breaking down.

Devils hands do seem to like a little more light than many leathers, so it may not hurt to move it up a bit in the tank.
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Old 11/29/2007, 04:54 PM
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I would touch it and see if its still firm. I had one a few weeks back that looked the same. When I went to move it he broke apart and turned to mush. Also had a really bad smell to him.
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Old 11/30/2007, 03:15 AM
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Ok
Thanks for the info, I will take a look tonight when I get home.

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