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Old 01/09/2008, 11:33 PM   #7
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Originally posted by Lotus99
My guess would be a Trachyphyllia geoffreyii. Yes, it's very bleached.

If its feeding tentacles are coming out at night, feed it.
Bleached but not dead.Low flow. You wan't to give it moderate light so that any remaining zooxanthelae can flourish. For your future refernce,generally corals that appear pastel in color have expelled much of their photosynthetic algae(zooxanthelae). Without the algae to produce sugars for them they will starve. Sometimes the zooxanthelae can regenerate over a period of time or it is thought that the coral may take up zooxanthelae in the tank.


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