Is this candy cane melting? Too high flow?

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So my candy cane coral has been growing beautifully but today it's looking weird almost like its melting. I did up my flow last week with a better powerhead so I am wondering if it's a flow issue. Other than this weird look the coral seems perfectly fine!

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My CC colony was about 10' across in my old 65 gal. Textbook beautiful. when I moved to my 90 it 'self fragged' and I took the bulk of the pieces to the LFS for major credit but kept a chunk for myself to regenerate in my new set up, but its just always been rather pathetic looking. Moved to several locations and different flows but its always just, Meh. I will be curious to see some responses and suggestions myself
 
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Does look like hes trying to inflate and the flow is bending him over...reduce flow or find a new spot.
Yeah he is puffy when I pick him up. It's just weird that the flow has been like this for a week or so and just today its looking like this. I'll move it! :)
 

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I keep mine is very low flow.. Like almost no flow. Particles move in the water but barely.. Mine grows really well like this. I treat my candycane like bubble corals.. They are too fleshy to get alot of flow.

Same with hammer, torchs, frogspawn i noticed they extend and look better in very low flow


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