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Old 01-10-2008, 01:00 PM   #1
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injured leather

Well, while on break, my ex's SW tank dropped 5 inches of water. This exposed most of the leather to the air, and it is not doing well..

but it is still alive, has shed a little bit, can it make a full recovery? I mean, ditch the dead art and stay alive and what can I do to help? I have to move it into a new tank here in a week or two (see my thread in the getting started forum)
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I would think that a 5" drop in water also cause a huge spike in SG.

If the leather is not doing well you can frag the good parts and make one or more smaller leathers. I had to do this last year. One of my yellow leather frags is now bigger than the original. I now have half a dozen frags from my toadstool leather that are various sizes, though none any where near as big the original.
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ok. Yeah. SG was off the chart over 1.03..or is it 1.3....wahtever, it was way to high....also lost some ricordia, I think those ar ethe onjly things I have actually lost as of right now....other than that the tank just looks like crap :/
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Get it back slowly to where it needs to be (salinity) and if the leather takes a turn for the worse then I would frag it. I have a post somewhere on fragging a leather. Let me know if you need it and I`ll find it.
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