Green BTA problems

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Hello everyone,

I bought this green BTA a couple months ago and it immediately disappeared. Never saw it after day 1 until tonight. I finally saw it tonight and It was clung underneath a rock that I grabbed and turned to get a better look at it and it looks like this. It looks like the tentacles are pretty much rotted away. My question is, is there a slim possibility that this could be saved? Im assuming not but any hope at all is better than none. Thanks.

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This is in very much distress. Either too much or too little light and water flow
 
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You should be just fine. Despite the tentacles being rotted, it still has a nice fully body that's going to expand. You can see the thickness in the body, that's a great sign. It's not like it's shrived up into a tiny body with no tentacles. I've seen anemones in worst conditions come back to full health and coloration. I would avoid heavy feeding as it takes a lot of energy out of them. If anything, you can do light feeding once a week. I would avoid powered foods like reefroids or TDO, instead, try giving a small super thin slice of squid, scallop, or shrimp. Natural meaty foods work best.

Some people might suggest using CIPRO but I wouldn't do it. It just needs some time to recover. Good luck!
 
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