HELP! Trumpet coral dying!

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  1. Fatboy Reefer

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    I've been noticing this coral turning kinda brown. It's still florescent under blue lights and the polyps still come out at night so I think I can still save it. I'm running the original lights that came with the Fluval Evo but I just ordered an AI PRIME HD. All parameters are normal and all my other corals are doing just fine. Do you guys think this new light will save this coral or is it too far gone? Thanks for your help!

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  2. crabs_mcjones

    crabs_mcjones If my name was Sebastian, you'd totally help me R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    How long has it been in your tank and how long has it been like this? Also what are your parameters? Is everything else in the tank looking ok?
     
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    All numbers in the tank are normal and everything else looks great. I haven't seen a ton of growth but that's why I'm switching to the AI prime HD. I'm hoping that kicks things into gear.
     
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    crabs_mcjones If my name was Sebastian, you'd totally help me R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Just make sure to acclimate slowly. If the trumpet hasn't been in your tank long, it may be reacting to your light if you didn't acclimate it properly.
     
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    MaiReef Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Feed your trumpet. Mine maintain with broadcast feedings, but prefer personal feedings of Reef Roids or Coral Chili
     
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    Trumpets can live in extremely low light (I'm talking bleed over light from the display while they're in the sump...). It might just want less light
     
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    DSC reef Coral wasted R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    When you say parameters are fine do you mean stable numbers? Both corals in the pic look stressed. I think upgrading the light is a good idea.
     
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