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Old 04-25-2004, 02:59 PM   #1
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star and flame angel

I have a star fish and a flame angel in my qt tank they have only been together for 1 day this morning i worke up and about an/12 inch of one of the stars arms is ripped open I am asuming that he angel did it so i put the angel in the main tank is there any hope of them getting along in the main tank with live rock and all also is there anything i can do for my star fish thanks he is a red star
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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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The star shoud regenerate himself, you may just want to leave him in the qt tanks and keep the water pristine.
When I first introduced my Map Angel in my main, she was picking at the stars. she soon got over that and I haven't seen her do it since. Just keep your Flame well fed.
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Old 04-25-2004, 11:12 PM   #3
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now my stars hole leg fell off is he gonna die or will he regrow one thanks is it possible that this wa from something else as i did not see the angel eatting him just assumed thanks JEster
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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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How is the water readings in you qt tank? Stars are sensitive to poor water conditions or improper acclimation. It is possible that the angel got him, I would keep an eye on him.
Keep the water quality pristine and you really need to finish your qt with the angel. You don't want to infect you whole tank if the Angel comes down with something.
If conditions are right, the star will regenerate.
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Old 04-25-2004, 11:41 PM   #5
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water is great everything is perfect i only have the star in the qt now it is deffinitly possible the angel got him I just didnt see it thanks I hope my star pulls threw
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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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by the way i did expose the star to air for a second just to put him in the tank how else can i put him in the tank without putting the lfs water in my tank thanks again
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my tank for now is a 60g with a little live sand and then just play sand I got 80 pounds of live rock now I have a wet dry with no bio balls and a protein skimmer and uv steralizer I have power compacts 260 watts I have 1 damsels 1yellow tang 1 flame angel one yellow strip maroon clownfishand and a feather duster and a bulb anemones that the clown lives in and colony polops and some kenya tree corals and 2 fire shrimp snails and hermit crabs and some other crabs

i just got a 40g with like 6 inches of live sand and it is loaded with corals and inverts it was given to me by a friend she had it for 3 years there is a brain coral wellsophyllia and a platygyra brain worm coral green striped mushrooms and red mushrooms yellow colony polyp and button polyp and some type of hard coral not sure what it is also alot of kenya tree oh ya and 2 giant star fish
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