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The coral itself isn't going to cause a toxicity issue. If it is going to be a problem it will be a pure physical issue / a blockage. It would be very similar to eating a rock. Is it in there? If it is in there, it it big enough to possibly get stuck? Those are the questions. It most likely wouldn't cause a problem right away. Typically it is in the next few days that vomiting, loss of appetite, or abdominal discomfort is seen - these are the typical signs of a problem. The best thing to do is to have a vet radiograph him as that will be something that will show up on an x-ray. If it isn't there, then no problem. If it is, then it may be something that time is given to see if it passes.