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I have had a Duncan's coral head detach from its base, the head is looking happy sat in a crevice, has anybody had any luck trying to re-attach head and base?

Any advice or it a lost cause?

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Reply #1

Hi I havnt heard of Duncan heads bailing out not saying it’s not possible though, it’s very unlikely it will survive to be honest.

Bailing out is normally a sign of poor  water quality.


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Reply #2

If it bailed out, it's dying.  What are your water test results looking like?

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i have moved my wavemakers and i think it may be the change of  flow that proved too much, the head is very much alive still in the tank sat in a knock in the rock. the other head is fine.

Suspect my mistake with flow as opposed to anything sinister

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Reply #4

Does the detached head still have any hard coral under the head ? It hasn't just been knocked of the main skeleton

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Reply #5

Yep.  LPS aren't keen on high flow.  They'll expand a lot in low flow, but you need a little more to stop detritus building up.

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