Sponges

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    d2mini VIP Member

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    I have a tall tree sponge and some of it's tips started to loose some flesh, exposing the sponge beneath. Is the whole sponge a goner? Or do I trim off the dying parts? Or do nothing and see if it continues?
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    You could try cutting the dead tips off.I dont know that it would help,but its worth a shot any how.
    Tree sponges are just tough animals to keep,especially in a reef.They dont like light.
     
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    I hope that trimming helps Dennis! Good Luck with it. Hopefully after your levels settle a bit it will pull through.
     
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    ok cool, i just got an email back from TBS and he said the same... prune a little.
     
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    I have tried two tree sponges before with no luck. Good luck Dennis.
     
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    Good luck with it bro...my old one started out just like yours, but it ended up dying...try placing it in a shaded part in your tank and see how it does. Good luck.
     
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