Why my endlicheris' tail like this ?

flowerhornfishman

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So ive had these endli's for about a year now. They are all fine and are eating very well. But one day i noticed two of my endli's tail was split. So i thoughf yea maybe they had a bit of a fight and it will recover soon. But months and months past, their split tail nver got back together. I dont know why. The are all healthy though. Anyone ever experienced this before?

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I’d assume it’s a very clean bite off. If it’s at the base it may not grow back. By the looks I’d expect it to grow back but guess not.
 

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So ive had these endli's for about a year now. They are all fine and are eating very well. But one day i noticed two of my endli's tail was split. So i thoughf yea maybe they had a bit of a fight and it will recover soon. But months and months past, their split tail nver got back together. I dont know why. The are all healthy though. Anyone ever experienced this before?

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I had one with this split tail. Didn’t see any signs of healing. There’s usually a thin membrane in between the splits that develop. Didn’t see any so....... I cut the tail. The 4” cb Endli I had grew it back within weeks and normal again in a month. It’s up to u and pretty easy. I’ll try to dig up pics and show u the before and after.
 

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I had one with this split tail. Didn’t see any signs of healing. There’s usually a thin membrane in between the splits that develop. Didn’t see any so....... I cut the tail. The 4” cb Endli I had grew it back within weeks and normal again in a month. It’s up to u and pretty easy. I’ll try to dig up pics and show u the before and after.
Give me some pics of which part u cut it.. Thank you very much 😁
 

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Give me some pics of which part u cut it.. Thank you very much 😁
Can’t find them but I only resorted to cutting the tail after observing the split. As stated the thin membrane that’s a sign of healing didn’t show up. So I cut it and round out the top and bottom so it wouldn’t look ridiculous. Lol
 

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Can’t find them but I only resorted to cutting the tail after observing the split. As stated the thin membrane that’s a sign of healing didn’t show up. So I cut it and round out the top and bottom so it wouldn’t look ridiculous. Lol
Really hard for me to imagine which part u cut 😂😂 can you mark which part u cut in my picture?
 

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Really hard for me to imagine which part u cut 😂😂 can you mark which part u cut in my picture?

I assure u. Bichirs have amazing healing abilities. It’s pretty simple. Just have a wet thin cloth or thick napkin to hold the Endli. Don’t squeeze too hard and u have total control once wrapped. Use a good pair of scissors and it will cut easily. It should resolve the permanent split tail. Don’t cut it straight up and down. Have a little curvature to it. Otherwise it just looks silly, lol.


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I assure u. Bichirs have amazing healing abilities. It’s pretty simple. Just have a wet thin cloth or thick napkin to hold the Endli. Don’t squeeze too hard and u have total control once wrapped. Use a good pair of scissors and it will cut easily. It should resolve the permanent split tail. Don’t cut it straight up and down. Have a little curvature to it. Otherwise it just looks silly, lol.


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Thaank youu sooo much. I'll try this. Hopefully it will heal back perfectly. I nver trim bichirs before only flowerhorns 😂 i'll update once it healed back. Thank you again
 
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