Toadstool Leather Dead or Shed?

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Hello! I’m new to owning leather corals, and I’ve had this toadstool for a little over a week and it’s been droopy like this since I got it. It started getting algae on it and now I’m pretty sure it’s shedding even though I was pretty convinced it was dead. A few days ago I got another toadstool (visible behind this one) and it has been healthy with extended polyps. Do you guys think it’s dead or possibly just very stressed and shedding? Thanks!
 

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Leathers get the droopy moods occasionally but also when there is a lack of water flow. Aim more flow towards it- NOT at it.
You can perk it up also with gentle blasts from a turkey baster
 
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I've had toadstool leathers close up for a few weeks at a time. As long as it's not melting/rotting away give it time.
I’ve noticed a couple chunks missing around the head of the coral however I’m starting to see it’s polyps stick out and they’re still holding color, so I don’t think it’s rotting away just shedding.
 

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The longest the purple one has opened daily was 4 days. The smaller one I don't think I've ever caught it shedding. The bigger one I've only seen it shed once.
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