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    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    well as some of u no i like to take things that are dieing our all most dead and try to save them i now have a short tentacle plate it has 3/4 of its body left and a full mouth still. so other then making sure it stays clean and don't get algae staring on the dead part can i cut the old tissue away like i would a sps our softy all so what kind of flow as i no heavy flow will keep the algae from starting but with it being a soft tissue i don't want to rip any more tissue. any little tricks would help me as this is a very sweet plate i would luv to save. pic will come tom for better our worse
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    Take it to the saw it will be fine. I've seen plenty live.
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    ty sir
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    Feeding it wouldn't hurt either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarred1 View Post
    Feeding it wouldn't hurt either.
    yea i tryed to day but wont extend the tentacles going to turn off the flow and set a few mysis on it for a while see if i get a response but would u cut it to ?
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    I have a plate that has the same problem as yours and I didn't cut mine, it began to regrow over the old skeleton and then it got in a fight with another coral and it began to recede at the same spot it was hurt at.
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    bigbill - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    ahh ok i will let it go before i cut it what do u feed yours i dose trace elements heard they like that plus meaty food
    i been dosing the TE any helpful hints would be great
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