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Old 05-05-2013, 01:18 AM   #11
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I'm not sure how many inches he is, sorry. As for his diet, I know you're supposed to give them seaweed, but whenever we put it out, he doesn't go for it.
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:27 AM   #12
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If there is no sign of parasites like white dots do a 20% water change first thing in the morning. That is if he is still around.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:14 AM   #13
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sounds like he is slowly starving to death
its your responsibility to feed and if he don't eat you need to find out why
tangs are picky eaters not all will eat freeze dried seaweed
try some fresh broccoli frozen spinach fresh minced garlic ect a all time favorite boc choy
you need to know your fishes diet and give him different options as he will get bored of the same food over and over like we as humans do
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Old 05-05-2013, 12:03 PM   #14
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I'm going to look into these for my guy. Will my dragon goby or clown tear it up?
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Old 05-05-2013, 01:29 PM   #15
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Thanks everybody but he died. He had been eating while he was still alive. We gave him the option of seaweed, but he never took it. Not sure why this keeps happening to me.
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Old 05-05-2013, 03:49 PM   #16
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Ammonia is killing your fish.
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How could you possibly know that.....My chemical levels are fine as I've said in previous posts..
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looking back through the whole post it's possible to be ammonia poisoning the symptoms are there,
very active than suddenly not so active ,not eating , hiding
rather than depending on when you get to pet store to have water tested
I would suggest is getting yourself a good test kit
a lot of times things can be caught early if you test on a normal basis and keeping a log , a log can become a useful tool as it has a history and if you keep it up to date you can see things going down hill and correct them before something like this happens again
sorry bout your lose as I know these fish are not cheap
another thing I would suggest would be more frequent routine water changes
it will improve the overall health of your tank and make all the inhabitants a lot happier
also research everything about each and every fish so you know how to care for them what,they eat , habits , compatability
ect , same with any inverts ,and corals ect
the more you know about your whole tank will make it that much easier for you
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remember behind every happy tank is the happy owner
you can have pride when showing your tank and knowing you can answer questions if anyone ever asks
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will make it that much easier when you preform your weekly maintenance
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no one here will steer you wrong as we all want that perfect tank
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How could you possibly know that.....My chemical levels are fine as I've said in previous posts..
Simple answer. Four weeks without water change ammonia will build up quickly in new tanks. You keep adding fish without changing water. You never post any parameter readings or adequate information. By that, you can only expect a guess on what is going on with your tank.
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:31 PM   #20
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I posted everything you asked for, and you then later say I didn't post enough.......right.
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