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Old 01/21/2018, 05:17 PM   #1
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Problem with new hammer coral

Hey guys,

Yesterday, I bought a new hammer coral. According to my research, these guys like low-medium flow, and moderate light. I put the new hammer coral in the corner of the tank and the next day, one of the heads of the hammer has shriveled tentacles. Should I add more flow? more light? or just leave it?


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Old 01/21/2018, 05:18 PM   #2
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Note: I took the pictures when I killed the flow in the tank


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Old 01/21/2018, 09:54 PM   #3
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My initial guess is a bit to much lighting, but before assuming that what are your tank parameters?


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Old 01/22/2018, 01:26 PM   #4
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60 gallon tank
0 ammonia
0 nitrite
less than 5ppm of nitrate

Not so sure on the calcium and KH level

All of my corals are looking fine. Could it be that the hammer is still adjusting to the tank because this morning it looked fine.


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Old 01/22/2018, 01:36 PM   #5
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post a full tank shot


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Old 01/22/2018, 06:08 PM   #6
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I have found that most of my euphyllia like medium/high light and just enough flow to keep the tentacles from flopping over.


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Old 01/22/2018, 06:08 PM   #7
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Also knowing your calcium and alkalinity will help


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