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I have a bunch of mixed lps and some seem mellow, some have grown a lot... But one is dieing fast, found my cleaner shrimp tearing it apart.. in just a few days it's gone from bright and full to boney and tiny... Could my cleaner shrimp be eating it? I have Rx pro, but I don't think bugs are any issue here
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what kind of light and what kind of intensity ? acans get destroyed by intense light in some instances
 
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Typical red and white cleaner, I'll get a pick tomorrow. I have a kessil a360we about 1/4-1/3 intensity on full blue about 14 inches above the 18 inch tank... I don't think it's possible for too much light, my zoa's stretch out and my pavona is fine
 
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I would dip it, the cleaner will be removing dead or damaged flesh imo.
That's what I was hoping for, I have Rx pro and polyp booster, maybe the pro one day and booster the next? I'm not too sure. I'm going to guess my par is between 60-90 but I truly have no idea, nor the money to test it
 

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If it’s a true cleaner shrimp. Like a Pacific cleaner or skunk, they won’t eat corals. They will pick around corals and eat whatever food they can find. Some shrimps Will eat corals. Like peppermint shrimp.
 

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Fine I took a pick
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Those are completely reef safe. Not even sure if they’d eat a dead coral even. I’ve had some LPS wither away. Or some tentacles die off and never saw my shrimps even care about it.
 
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I do have a slight outbreak of cyano.... Pretty much all my tank ever grows quick, and I lost a meat coral in the past to it, likley the same issue here, several loards doing fine and one in the middle just fades away
 
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My tank won't stop with cyano it's complete B's I'm about to just get rid of it all
 

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