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Home from work and have water mixing. That coral is done. I’ll start by frag the hammers what dip should I use.
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Shoot.

Hard for me to say a cause for sure. Maybe the high phosphate along with the 1 dKH alk change? Did anyone mention stray voltage yet? I lost a Stylo once due to that.

Good luck with the rest of the corals.
 
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Shoot.

Hard for me to say a cause for sure. Maybe the high phosphate along with the 1 dKH alk change? Did anyone mention stray voltage yet? I lost a Stylo once due to that.

Good luck with the rest of the corals.
Normally I don’t run GAC carbon but last week I did put some in a bag just 3/4 cup rinsed well. Last night I did frag the hammer lost five heads. These pictures are this morning.
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I have a similar problem to yours in one of my systems, a frag tank, where all the parameters seem to be in range and then periodic die off. I have a display in an adjoining room with similar parameters and doing great.
 
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Yeah I don’t know what to do. If it’s BJD and is going to spread to all corals maybe I should just pull all corals now and sell them to LFS? With no coral in the tank will BJD go away?
 

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I can't say that your experience is the same as mine was, but there are MANY similarities. Here's my saga, and what I did to stop the spread. There are some other creative suggestions listed too.

https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/need-help-brown-jelly-disease.754530/

Oddly enough, the coral I scrubbed under running tap water is back in action. I'd save that for a last resort though.
 

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Does brown jelly disease affect any corals besides LPS (especially Euphyllia and Duncans)? I wasn't aware of that.

Good question. I think it's more of a symptom than a disease, but I could be wrong. When my corals started dying it was the brown jelly covering LPS that made me think it was BJD, yet my euphyllias were unaffected. Some of the SPS started showing slow tissue necrosis though. Sounds like I had a pathogen or conditions that caused different symptoms in different corals.
 
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Does brown jelly disease affect any corals besides LPS (especially Euphyllia and Duncans)? I wasn't aware of that.
I really don’t know. Odd that it would start with my bird’s nest and move to the hammer. Maybe I don’t have BJD but the flesh just bubbling off and looked like jelly and the microscope pic showed the same bugs that I’ve seen in other threads.
 

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