This coral has some brown on it

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  1. AspiringReefer

    AspiringReefer Member

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    Is this normal or do I need to take action immediately? Best my phone can do. D121D6E2-DDBE-455D-88AC-47DF58A03923.jpeg
     

  2. James M

    James M I like anemones R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Looks like bubble algae...need a better pic
     
  3. AspiringReefer

    AspiringReefer Member

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    Idk is this better?

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    Yes bubble algae. See if you can remove whole or scrape it off.
     
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    Might be a good idea to do an iodine dip also
     
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    Just looks like a dead spot to me but tough to tell from those pics. Do you see skeleton? If so, it will likely heal over on its own eventually.
     
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    Dom Valuable Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Be careful removing the bubble algae. If it ruptures, you will release spores all over the tank. I would remove the entire frag and place it in a cup of tank water. THEN clean off the algae. After, rinse it off in a fresh cup of tank water and place it back in the tank.
     
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