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Old 10-22-2013, 09:12 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if the long filiment coming out of his mouth is waste or is he sick and dieing?
The tank is new, with all the rock and residents moved in from my old tank about 10 days ago. I'm running razor led lights, which I upgraded from t5s about a month ago. None of my nems have really settled yet and found happiness since the move. Water tests are good so far with minimal nitrites, nitrates, I'm using the same reef salt as always. Salinity is level at about 1.024.
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Old 10-22-2013, 11:14 AM   #2
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how long have you had the nem? i have had similar filaments out of my GBTA every now and then so for me it's a norm. it's a way that the nems excrete and go through their bodily functions. if your nem is grabbing onto the rock firmly, then i would say you're ok
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:50 AM   #3
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He's looking good today... But my other mini maxi carpet is really looking bad now, shrunk and open mouth, lost all stickiness. I'm thinking I might loose him.
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Minimal levels of nitrites? That isnt good......that could be the source of their issues.....
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:35 PM   #5
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Watching pretty close, I actually think this mini maxi carpet might be splitting. I've never had a nem split before so I don't know what it looks like. I took a pic.
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