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Old 02-03-2010, 02:01 PM   #1
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Just aquired a feather duster. It's been in the tank for 3 days but seems to be very shy... Tends to come out from it's tube slightly at night for a few seconds and then sucks itself back in. At the store the duster was fully out of the tube strutting it's plume. Why is it not displaying itself now?
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Old 02-03-2010, 02:10 PM   #2
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give it some time, mine did that and the longer they are in there the more they stay out.
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Ok good deal....just was not sure if something else was going on that I should check into.
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what do your water parameters look like (in numbers)?
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I dont remember the numbers but I checked all last night and everything was well within range.
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I did have the duster mid level in the rock and did move it to the sand bed last night. thinking the first location was no liked by the duster...
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It does not need much light so the bottom is fine. Make sure it has some water movement because it's a filterfeeder. It should open soon.
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Ok thank's, plenty of water movement with 2 ph's and a wave box. Just a lil' jumpy I guess after losing everything when tank crashed last year.
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