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21st March 2007, 02:13
I have 6 juvie. N. strauchii that appear to be onto their first shed and 4 of them have lost/dropped? the ends of their tails. Anyone heard of/experienced this. I will give water perameter and feeding details if someone PLEASE responds.......................................... .

23rd March 2007, 00:23
I did have this happen to one of my juvenile strauchii. I always assumed that it had come off due to being caught or torn somehow, but it was a fairly clean break. If this happened to 4 of 6, then I wonder if it's something innate rather than an injury. When it happened to me, it was just the tip of the tail that came off, about a 1/2 or 3/4-inch piece. I found the piece of the tail in the tank.

What are the water parameters (pH and anything else you've tested)? What does the shedding look like?

(Message edited by jennewt on March 23, 2007)