I think my Lobo Coral is dying?

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I have a Green Lobophyllia for about 2 months, the first month when I bough it was looking healthy and no concerns, untill this month that I have noticed that there is red small spikes and my lobo is spreading apart from the other parts of the lobo, I keep my light on about 7 hours a day, should i be concerned and take action to try to fix it? (I also feed with brine shrimp)

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Can you take photos under whites? It's hard to see under blues.
What lights are you using and what intensity are you running them at? What are your parameters? How old is your tank? What is your flow like?
 
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Can you take photos under whites? It's hard to see under blues.
What lights are you using and what intensity are you running them at? What are your parameters? How old is your tank? What is your flow like?
The lights I use is ViparSpectra LED at 165W, i dont know how to measure intensity since i am kinda new to this but my tank is
Width: 18 inches
Length 72 inches
Height: 21 inches
I had the tank since the end of February and here is a better picture
 

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It might be too close to that other coral.
It also looks like it might be under an overhang - ensure its getting some light.
 

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The red spikes appear to be the skeleton. The flesh is not inflating/expanding out to cover the skeleton

Do you feed it? At nighttime the mouth areas should display feeder tentacles a few times a week.
 

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The lights I use is ViparSpectra LED at 165W, i dont know how to measure intensity since i am kinda new to this but my tank is
Width: 18 inches
Length 72 inches
Height: 21 inches
I had the tank since the end of February and here is a better picture
I don't know much about black box lighting, but I'll assume your light has the two know for white and blue. Estimate from 0 to 100 (0 being off, 100 being as far as the know will go) where the knob is.
Also, what are your parameters? Water change schedule? I find that when my corals look bad it means my parameters are off.
 

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