What is my leather doing? help

Discussion in 'Soft Corals' started by deadmeat2016, 22 Nov 2012.

  1. deadmeat2016

    deadmeat2016 Wouter

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    Just wondering if anyone has seen this before, the leather seems to be expelling round things on long white strings, its not its zooxanthalle, and its not loosing polyps

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    459b Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Its shedding. Normal thing for a leather to do.
     
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    do leathers shed like that?! and why does my powder blue like chowing it?
     
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    I had a powder blue kill itself by trying to eat a leather. Saw it biting pieces off it and a few hours later it keeled over. Not the smartest fish.
     
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    Don't tell me that!!! he only manages to eat the shedding, if he chows a pieces then i guess he deserves to bite the dust?
     
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    My fish all eat the shredded stuff every time my leather sheds- about once every two months.
    I now have fat fish :)
     
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