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Old 01-03-2009, 04:57 PM   #11
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i dont really hand feed them but they must be grabbing what i put in the tank so i guess its marine cuisine the frozen stuff...
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Old 01-03-2009, 05:06 PM   #12
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I would add that"Hawaiian Featherduster". imo
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Old 01-03-2009, 05:12 PM   #13
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I would add that"Hawaiian Featherduster". imo


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and another question about them.... i know there worms but do they move around or do they just stay in one spot like a coral?
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They really don't eat that much and if your other animals are doing fine I would add just one duster and monitor it. My duster has lost it's head only once and is growing a nice tube to boot. Give it a try. I think you have done enough research on it. Try not to move it around to much. I have the duster in a front corner of my tank so it has the benefit of water bouncing off two glass walls of the tank.

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it looks nice... but i was wondering if it moves around like a worm like could be moving and accidently knock down one of my corals or something...... i think i might get one how much do they run for in your local area? (i wana see if im getting ripped off)
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They attach to the substrate and don't normally move around unless the conditions are so bad that it evacuates it's tube. ~$10.00
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ok and is there a certain placement i should put it? like does it need a certain amount of flow
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Start with mild flow area. You need to see the fans waving slightly in order to know food (that you can't see for them most part) is getting to them. It will stay where you put the tube. Don't squeeze. Youn can almost feel whert the worm is in the tube.

And they don't just shed their crown unless they are bothered. If they aren;t happy with the placement, they have been known to leave the tube. Some shed their crown, stay and grow another also. Some die when they leave their tube. Some construct another tube and show up again months down the road.

You can place them in a crevice in the rock or in the sand. I tend to place mine higher in crevices, but don't force them since that worm is in the sack and can be squeezed and harmed.

I've had them do well withut a lot of supplemental feeding. Good advice to stay away from that too much. Maybe once a week or two might do if even that is needed IMO.
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I've had them do well withut a lot of supplemental feeding. Good advice to stay away from that too much. Maybe once a week or two might do if even that is needed IMO.

ok a couple questions ha ha.... so you said feed them how/what? and whats IMO? thanks
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