Vermatid Snails?

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Hi All

Are these Vermatid Snails growing on the Candy Cane frag. The coral has not been growing. What should I do?
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Could be; if they have a hard "shell" and break off easily probably so. Search this forum and you'll get lots of experienced advice. Good luck
 

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Hard to tell what's going on here. I see what could be a couple vermetid tubes, the larger translucent tubes, but also maybe some turf algae, the spiky looking stuff. Needs a better pic. I doubt it's why the coral is dying though.
 
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Hard to tell what's going on here. I see what could be a couple vermetid tubes, the larger translucent tubes, but also maybe some turf algae, the spiky looking stuff. Needs a better pic. I doubt it's why the coral is dying though.
The coral polyp in the pic was very small when I got it a month back, it has not changed since. Any idea?
 

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If I'm reading that correctly, you have had massive swings in multiple critical parameters over the past few months which would explain poor livestock health.
 

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Lps doesn't like major swings , and those look large. Candy canes are pretty hardy, you should be able to save it while monitoring your parameters closer imo
 
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