Missing zoa

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When I left for work these two zoa were absolutely fine. I just got home and they have completely gone. Could asterina be the culprits?



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Reply #1

Possible,  have you seen asterinas on them previously?

If you can,  I would dip any remaining zoa/paly colonies in case it's nudibranches or spiders and keep a close eye on them for eggs.

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Reply #2

Were they named single polyp frags? I lose these far more than any coral. It's likely the Asterina were eating algae from the Zoa rather than Zoa themselves. Unless you got the Zoa eating ones, which are not plain white and kinda cute

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Reply #3

Just caught one eating another zoa so I’m handpicking them out. It’s the ones with the black pattern on their backs.


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