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Old 06-19-2013, 04:49 PM   #1
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Sick feather duster?

My feather duster head just popped off. Is it sick? Or is it dying? What do I do?
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:42 PM   #2
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It's fine, just shedding, give it 2 weeks and you'll see it slowly come out, Especially at nighttime!!
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:09 PM   #3
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It's fine, just shedding, give it 2 weeks and you'll see it slowly come out, Especially at nighttime!!
So should I remove the feather head?
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:50 PM   #4
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You can but I don't see it causing any nitrates
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:29 AM   #5
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It can cause ammonia to rise while it decays....feather dusters do this when stressed or malnutrition sets in which almost always happens in newer tanks.. the new head will be much smaller as its trying to compensate for the low nutrition it is receiving...
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Old 06-22-2013, 02:48 PM   #6
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Can I feed him coral food? Like spot feed him?
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Old 06-22-2013, 03:08 PM   #7
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You can try but as much as they consume it will pollute your tank ....I live by the rule if you don't have a massive reef tank stay away from filter feeders...
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