leather question

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  1. dropzone newbee

    dropzone newbee

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    this was my leather about 4 weeks back ! now it doesnt wanna open ! shall i try move it into an area with more water flow ? all other corals perfect [​IMG]
     
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    They do close from time to time when they shed a slime layer wich is normal. My pin cushion is massive and it does this every 6-8 weeks...It only lasts a few days then its happy again
     
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    thanks dikgaan
    my dude been closed a good few weeks now ! i did notice a slime on it a while back
    could this last as long ? the base looks healthy :(
     
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    i bought a leather and it looked crap for a week, then it started blooming and it looked very nice, then my hermit attacked it for some reason and it shrunk to 1/3 its size, i re-positioned it to its original place and orientation and within a day its 'flowers' opened up but it still have to swell to its original size.

    just leave it, the more you going to try and fix it the longer its going to take to bloom again.
    start to worry if nothing happens after a week.
     
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    hhhhmmmn
    i wonder if my hermits are irritating it
    i have seen them on it a couple of times

    ok , thanks for advice !! ill leave it for a bit :thumbup:
     
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    Are you able to post a pic how it currently looks? My pin never stayed closed for more than a week...
     
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    this is the closest pic i have , taken 3 days ago ! just below wave pump
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