Super Sick Zoanthid
This was our first piece of coral and was doing great for about 6 weeks, staying open for long stretches and spreading rapidly. About 2 weeks ago the polyps started closing and not reopening. Algae appears to be growing on it. We followed recommendations on the forums and quarantined the coral, gave it an iodine dip, cleaned most of the algae; but she's not coming back and some of the polyps are starting to fall off.
Before quarantine, she was in a 29 gal bio cube with the bioballs removed and replaced with a small refugium.
Water parameters were
Ok, couple of things. Stop dipping it. Once is enough, if its not off by then, you should wait a week before doing it again.
Next, Emeralds will eat corals if they aren't getting enough food. They are scavengers and will pick at anything if they get hungry. Possibility they were getting picked on, and closed up. Or you have a pest in the crab that you have in there, and he's picking at them. One or the other is what my guess is.
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