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Stingray loses his barb

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Just wondering if any of you guys out there that have and do keep stingrays could tell me how often they shed or lose their barbs? I noticed while cleaning my display tank yesterday my ray had dropped his barb, at 1st I thought he may have hit one of his tank mates but all fishes seem fine and all have always gotten along well together. So I believe he must have just shed it, he is only young with a disc size of about 18cm so if anyone can give me some feed back on it and how often do they do this, it would be appreciated. Cheers

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don't know exact timing, but based on observation, they'll be a new stinger growing (you'll have two at a time) before the old stinger comes off. i normally see white stingers on the gravel and don't see them actually fall off.

i had a few small stinger on my pup tank so they normally shed it as they grow.

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