Hey they whats up. So I've got a 55g aquarium thats been set up for about a year now. About 70lbs of LR
, 60lbs or so of sand, 20g sump, skimmer, the whole sha-bang. Anywho, I recently added a few new fish to my tank. I didn't have much in there before (two clowns, lawnmower blenny, six line wrasse). About two weeks ago I got two banghaii cardinal fish. Both were eating great, and happily swimming. i waited about two weeks and just the other night added a very small (maybe 3 inches) Kole Tang. So here are my questions/concerns:
Both (just found my other one dead
) of my cardinals have died. Like I had said before, they were eating and swimming just fine. My parameters are perfect. ammonia is 0, NitrIte is 0, NitrAte is roughly 5-10. Makes no sense at all. All my other fish are doing great it seems. All eating normally, swimming around. They both died about 3 days apart.
My Kole tang is awesome. Very very shy, but awesome. I haven't seen him eat yet. Im feeding them every other day a mix of brine/mysis/flake. I got some good seaweed and a clip for the tang. I haven't seen him nip at it yet though, nor have I seen him actually eat the food I drop in the tank. When hes in a courageous mood and ventures out from behind the rocks, I see him nipping at my live rock, but thats about it. How often should I put a strip of seaweed on the clip? So far i think it's just getting soggy and falling into the tank and breaking apart. My CuC is having a field day with the bits and pieces.
Last thing (I think lol) is my six line wrasse. I got him about a month ago maybe a little longer and he's been MIA for about...3 weeks of that month lol. My friend told me they like to hide under the sand, but is 3 weeks a long time? My ammonia hasn't spiked at all, so I dont think he died unless my CuC took care of him before he started to rot.