Pocillopora on clam shell

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I have a huge pocillopora problem. I have new rock curing in a tub now. The question I have is how do you remove it from a clams shell?? I want to be sure that the clam isn’t harmed of course. What should I do??

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Take a paint brush and paint some lemon juice on the coral leave on for 1-2 mins then rinse off with fresh water. Be careful not get the juice or fresh water into the clam. This will eradicate the SPS from the shell of the clam.
 

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I had same problem. scraped off what I could, then put franks F-Aptasia on the spots. Repeated a week later. Monitor for a few weeks, looking for the tell-tale Return-of-the-Green. If so, kill again.
 
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