|aquakid ||04-12-2009 03:44 PM |
New Xenia Coral Frag polyps shriveled HELP!
I purchased a xenia coral frag 3 days ago for a ten gallon nano reef with medium waterflow and 40 watt compact flourescent lighting. It opened up and was doing fine but after I topped off the water its polyps closed and it began to shrivel. Does anyone know what's wrong. Oh and the water quality is fine. HELP!!!
Thanks in advance :frustrated: :question: :blueworry:
|Shadowcat0789 ||04-13-2009 11:59 PM |
they should re-open with time, just leave them alone for a bit
|ThalesthePearsei ||04-14-2009 01:00 AM |
Yeah, just leave it be. Xenia is a very hardy coral. I accidentally poisoned my tank once and the Xenia was the hardest hit, but it came back strong.
|Pasfur ||04-14-2009 05:03 AM |
It is also normal for Xenia to completely close a couple of times per day, and then reopen. Mine close like clockwork between the hours of 8pm and 9pm.
|Kellsindell ||04-14-2009 06:38 AM |
As do mine. It's when you see them really withdrawing and coloration darkening for several days is when you have to worry.
|onefish2fish ||04-14-2009 07:37 AM |
just curious, what are fine water params?
im more interested in nitrate, alk, ca, and mag.
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