Sick Candy Canes

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    Cathic Fish Wrangler

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    My Candy Cane corals are looking a little bleh... Not open at all, and it seems they might be dying. Not sure whats going on they look the same as they did 3 days ago, not opening at all. How long should it take them to open or what signs should i look for to monitor them?

    Thanks...
     
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    the reef kid hi

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    Water params? If all is well and something just pissed them off, they should open up soon. Candy canes should bounce back quickly unless something is seriously off.
     
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    Do you have a pic? Also, like mentioned, check all your parameters.
     
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    Are they new? What level of the tank are they in?

    I found that the ones I have near the bottom are way fatter and plumper than the ones I have on the top. But then some days the ones on the bottom will just stay tight all day I think if anything touches them they get ticked off.
     
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    Cathic Fish Wrangler

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    New additions so i expected them to be closed a bit, just me being over cautious probably.
     
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    Ant chance they're splitting? Mine always close up for a few days right before they split.
     
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    No idea, never worked with canes before, I don't see any visible spots that looks like splitting though. I'll do some research on it and get back to you.
     
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    It took mine almost a week to ever open at all after I got them home. I am sure they are fine they need to adjust.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    I think they need a bit more time to adjust to their new surroundings! :)
     
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