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You think over time my candy cane would get used to this ? He used to be green inside and it’s just gone away. I don’t see any skeleton showing so I’m not sure what to think of it

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It’s really a non issue on a healthy coral colony, but on a single frag head it can be bad if the fish is aggressive.

How long have you had the coral? Has the first just started hosting it? How did it look before? What are your test results? Alk, ca, mg, no3, po4, ph. Is the light too intense and it’s closing up? Too much flow?
 
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It’s really a non issue on a healthy coral colony, but on a single frag head it can be bad if the fish is aggressive.

How long have you had the coral? Has the first just started hosting it? How did it look before? What are your test results? Alk, ca, mg, no3, po4, ph. Is the light too intense and it’s closing up? Too much flow?
Everything has been fine with it and currently still is its loss the green color due to the fish laying in it would be my only guess. Or if it’s from another candy head growing cause I do see a third alk an ca where a little lower then where I needed to be but wasn’t life threatening and I’ve already treated for that with some Red Sea
 
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It’s really a non issue on a healthy coral colony, but on a single frag head it can be bad if the fish is aggressive.

How long have you had the coral? Has the first just started hosting it? How did it look before? What are your test results? Alk, ca, mg, no3, po4, ph. Is the light too intense and it’s closing up? Too much flow?

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That center looks green to me. They are deflated now and look a little beat up, those little white sharp points look like skeleton, but it’s not too bad an should make a good recovery as long as everything is ok lighting/parameter wise. they should get used to a fish laying in them too eventually, they are hard to resist for some fish like a giant fluffy pillow.
 
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That center looks green to me. They are deflated now and look a little beat up, those little white sharp points look like skeleton, but it’s not too bad an should make a good recovery as long as everything is ok lighting/parameter wise. they should get used to a fish laying in them too eventually, they are hard to resist for some fish like a giant fluffy pillow.
That’s them before the fish chilled on it definitely lost its coloration. In the middle. It did have two mouths on the bigger head so maybe it’s getting ready to split and in the mix of it all another head is growing off the plug and I noticed a hole now where I think it may be trying to split but I’m not sure. I’ve never owned candy canes Guess I’ll just watch it over. Not a expensive piece but I don’t wanna lose it..
 
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