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Old 01-11-2018, 10:18 PM
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Question Rainbow Trachyphyllia showing some skeleton after removing cyano :(


I've had this Rainbow Trachy for a few years now. The spot in the back right has been known to grow a bit of cyano and I brush it off from time to time. I brushed it off today and saw some skeleton underneath it. Any advice on what I should do? Should I try grinding it down with my dremel? Should I brush the bit of Green Hair that is left behind this time, or should I just leave it be?

Thanks in advance.

I apologize if this question is in the wrong forum. I'm not really sure what trachy's are classified as, SPS, LPS, etc etc... certainly not a soft coral. That's for sure. LPS is my best guess.
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Old 01-12-2018, 10:01 AM
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I would just leave it for now. If it gets worse you can put it in a low flow low light area but i definitely wouldn't take a dremel to it.
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Old 01-12-2018, 10:16 AM
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I would remove the hair algae, if possible by hand or gently with a tooth brush. You may lose that area where the skeleton is showing but the rest should be fine. I would try to feed it.
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