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So I have had this coral for about 3 months now and for the past 2 weeks it has started letting some of it's tentacles break off. The tentacle will appear very stringy looking and then the green ball at the tip will just break off. Is this normal or is something bad happening here?.
 

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Euphyllia loosing polyps is usually a sign of stress . Some say it is a form of a sexual reproduction but I don't tend to agree . I have yet to see a polyp that has broken off reattach and grow a skeleton. Do you have any fish that mess with it ?
 

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No, only have a firefish and a goby. Neither bother the corals that I have ever seen.
 

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I have a 3 head frogspawn frag that I dropped getting it into my tank. It hit the side of the tank, the stand, and the floor. I immediately put it in my tank and it was of course PO'ed. It opened up the next day and I have several polyps that are strung out like that, so I am sure mine was damaged from the fall because they were not like that when I bought it.
 

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I have a hammer that isn't doing this but it's definitely acting weird. After a couple of weeks of being fully extended and beautiful, it's decided to completely close up and recede into its skeleton. It's been a week and he won't come out. No changes to the tank or parameters. So I have no idea what's going on with it. :confused:
 

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Lemt,You might consider doing your own post,and list equipment and maintainace schedule,It would get more feedback and help you find a solution to your problem quicker..Treedog5,What you are experiancing is normal,as long as the coral is expanding and has nice color,with no tissue resession on the base,The coral is fine..It is the hobbiest that is stressed......LOL
 
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