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I've had a frogspawn for 1.5 months now and it has been doing great till last night... I did a water change and the water was too cold so dropped the temp about 4 degrees to 72. Soon after, my frogspawn bunched up and now has a frothy white stuff on it. It has been a day.

 

I tried treating with restor. Is it a gonner? Should I take him out before it contaminates the rest of the tank??

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I dont think that a 4 degree temp change would kill frogspawn. I dont even know how warm my water is after a water change (its much colder than the tank water though but Im too lazy to bring out the second heater to warm it up).

 

I would guess that it did not like the water chemistry for some reason.

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I dont think that a 4 degree temp change would kill frogspawn. I dont even know how warm my water is after a water change (its much colder than the tank water though but Im too lazy to bring out the second heater to warm it up).

 

I would guess that it did not like the water chemistry for some reason.

 

 

That's the only thing different that I did... and my levels are all fine... should I pronounce it dead??

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Give it some time. It may surprise you.

 

If it is not back out in a day or two, or it starts to turn to jelly, then you should give it last rights.

 

dsoz

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It doesnt look good but I would not give up on it yet. Can you get a better picture?

 

I took several but this is the only one that came out viewable...

I do hope it recovers...

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I came home to a 98 degree tank once and my frogsrwan had completely melted away much like yours as well a my hammer and my xenia. Everything recovered even though they melted away event the hammer with was completely gone for like a whole month eventually started growing again.

 

I would say to leave the branch in there no mater if it dies or not. Even thou it might seem like its dead there is always a chance that there will be a little piece of coral still alive in the skeleton of the coral and strong enough to grow and flourish in to a whole new coral once again!!! fingerscrossed Thats always my hope any way don't loose hope

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I came home to a 98 degree tank once and my frogsrwan had completely melted away much like yours as well a my hammer and my xenia. Everything recovered even though they melted away event the hammer with was completely gone for like a whole month eventually started growing again.

 

I would say to leave the branch in there no mater if it dies or not. Even thou it might seem like its dead there is always a chance that there will be a little piece of coral still alive in the skeleton of the coral and strong enough to grow and flourish in to a whole new coral once again!!! fingerscrossed Thats always my hope any way don't loose hope

 

I won't give up... I know he's a fighter... thanks!!! Did you have to do a dip or something to save them?

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prolly pH shift. how long did you mix the water? how big is your tank? if it is 24 or larger, i would just wait it out...

 

are you using tap water, RO/DI or LFS water? what % WC did you do?

 

as long as the tissue is stuck to the skeleton there is hope

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prolly pH shift. how long did you mix the water? how big is your tank? if it is 24 or larger, i would just wait it out...

 

are you using tap water, RO/DI or LFS water? what % WC did you do?

 

as long as the tissue is stuck to the skeleton there is hope

 

Actually, tank is only 14 gallons...

I use LFS water. I did use some buffer while I did that water change. Was that wrong? I did about 3 gallons or so of change. I do it weekly.

but there is still tissue there

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how much buffer? is it borate based? what brand? a very small amount of sodium bicarbonate can spike the heck out of 3 gal of watter pH

 

a good thing to buy is a pH monitor, they are pricey but worth it, I do not trust LFS water, I mix my own. 3 gal weekly is a good regiment, bout 25% did you test the salinity?...

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hi , i have the exact same problem . however my hammer contracted and deinflated inmediatly after i glued the frag with epoxy. is it possibly that the heat caused it to retreat?

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