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Old 06-11-06, 08:49
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Unhappy URGENT pussy coral sulking or dying???

Hi brought a pussy coral about 5 days ago I expected it to sulk when I put it in but never. instead it has now drooped and been like this for three days! It is under t5's 2 white 2 actnic
Tank is 5ft x 15"x24"
amo 0
po4 0
nitrate 0
nitrite 0
sg 1.025
ph 8.2
It is placed 3/4 up the tank in flow.
Am At my wits end as not sure if dying I have not moved him since putting him in.
I only have a algae blenny and a two spot blenny oh also a pair of clowns.
And snails!
Someone pls help!!
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Old 06-11-06, 09:09
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Hi, I got a pussy coral about a month ago, it sulked for a few days then just opened up beautifully. It often just collapses and looks awful for half a day or so but always comes back. I think maybe they just do that. Mines only under 2 T5's (being updated to mh soon) and in low flow but seems ok. Just give it time.
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Old 06-11-06, 10:02
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I've got a few pussy corals, they all sulk and wilt at different times, some for days at a time....they all come back better than before.
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Old 06-11-06, 16:29
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If there's no improvement after a few days, try putting it in a lower flow area. They're not very fond of high flow IME.
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Old 06-11-06, 16:30
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Thanks for that. does it just droop right over flat against rock?
Sorry but cant stop worrying.
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Old 06-11-06, 21:29
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yes
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Old 06-11-06, 22:09
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okay will keep a eye on it
Thanks
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Old 07-11-06, 06:03
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Put a pic up... might give someone a clue? What are you checking Sg with?
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Old 07-11-06, 07:54
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I had a Pussy coral given to me 6 weeks ago it came out for a day then sulked for almost 2 weeks now it's doing well so don't worry just yet.

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Old 07-11-06, 12:46
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would post pic but no dig cam, checking sg with a refractor meter and yes has been calibrated correctley
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