Acanthophyllia dying due tank crash

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Hi guys,

Yesterday i went back from a 4 days trip to find out that my chiller was leaking a bit. Well, that wouldn’t be much of a problem if i didn’t had an automatic fresh water(deionized) refill system.

Short story: It reached 1010~1009 salinity and (obviously) that was enough to kill 98% of the 600L tank.

I had/have this Acanthophyllia that was very big. Now i’m really sure what to do..

It can be saved? It’s progressing quickly.

Thanks for the attention.

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Sorry for your loss. That was an amazing specimen. Really hate to see this one.
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& I totally hate it when I loose a rainbow. :loudly-crying-face:
 

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Gosh I’m so sorry…. That’s a really bad lesson learned…. I bet when your parameters are back stable a lots of love and care it could possibly come back
Good luck you got this!!
 

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Hi guys,

Yesterday i went back from a 4 days trip to find out that my chiller was leaking a bit. Well, that wouldn’t be much of a problem if i didn’t had an automatic fresh water(deionized) refill system.

Short story: It reached 1010~1009 salinity and (obviously) that was enough to kill 98% of the 600L tank.

I had/have this Acanthophyllia that was very big. Now i’m really sure what to do..

It can be saved? It’s progressing quickly.

Thanks for the attention.

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Tissue may or may not grow back over the skeleton. If it continues to recede, you can cut off the dead area. Assure it gets moderate light and water flow and that Phos, nitrate and ph have not become elevated as well as salinity being low
 

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