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Old 05-03-2004, 11:24 PM   #1
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feather duster

the hole flower looking thing fell off is he dead or will he grow another one like i have read how do I know 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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depends on why he dropped the feathers, but i've also read that it does happen from time to time, usually as a defense mechanism. ether a crab or fish my have nipped at it and so it let them go. If this was the case it will grow them back, but if it dropped it due to health issues... i don't know for sure, but it may not. Keep and eye on it.

anyone know of anything Jester can do to help the duster regrow its feathers?
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I'm not sure there's anything you can do to make the process go any faster... but you should start seeing the beginnings of a new crown within a week or so.
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