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Old 12/04/2017, 12:36 PM   #1
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Scolymia question

Why do my two scolymia open there mouths at the end of the day to release what appears to be red stringy Stuff?. They didn't used to. I have added more blue to the light and reduced nitrates slightly.Everything else is healthy.

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Old 12/05/2017, 05:41 AM   #2
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Do you directly feed them?

Could be poop from directly feeding, or the increased lighting is making it expel zooxanthellae.

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Old 12/05/2017, 05:28 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by jonray View Post
release what appears to be red stringy Stuff..
If your feeding them its normal.

Do they look healthy and have tentacles in the night that extend?

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Old 12/06/2017, 07:46 AM   #4
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That are feeding as normal and have extended tentacles. I think it's the lighting increase.

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