Help my Torch

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  1. maxymia000

    maxymia000 New Member

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    I’ve had this torch coral for about 2 weeks and the base of one of its heads appears to be disintegrating. Does anyone know what this is and if I can do anything about it?
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  2. KMench

    KMench Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor Delaware Reef Club

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    I would try moving this to the coral section of the forums. You’ll get a better response there :)

    How’s the lighting / flow for the torch? Have you been feeding it at all? Any possible organisms in your tank that would pick at fleshy corals?
     
  3. maxymia000

    maxymia000 New Member

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    Thanks for that tip-I’ll find that area. I’m a novice here. And yes, I’ve been feeding zooplankton and Reef Builder along with frozen mysis/brine shrimps. I only have an emerald crab and a couple porcelains. Neither of which I think would bother it. the affected area is definitely getting bigger. Thanks
     
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    Looks like it has a infection dip it ASAP. Ive had good luck with peroxide. Ill pit it in a 50-50 solution and let it sit for about 30 seconds. After that I dip it in another container with just tank water to clean off the slime and bubbles
     
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