Is my Monti dead?

optimisticdingo

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I had some personal stuff cause me to neglect my 15 gallon nano reef for a few weeks and the nitrates and phosphates got out of control. My Acros still look good but my Snow Cap Montipora started bleaching and it's been getting worse over the course of the day. Is there still hope for this coral or should I remove it?

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Looks like it's still alive. Just leave it
Sounds good. I just wasn't sure if it could recover from the bleaching. I've done a water change to help get the nitrates and phosphates under control so hopefully that helps the guy recover. I've had it for about 6 months and it's one of my favs
 

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Very hard to tell under heavy blue light. Please retake pic under white light. key is to restore parameters to their norms.
Moderate light and water flow
Temp 77-79
ph 8.1-8.3
salinity 1.025
nitrate < .5
phos < .04
Ammonia < .03
mG 1300
Alk 8-10
CA 440
 

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