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Old 11-09-2012, 01:35 PM   #1
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Sailfin Tang

I bought a sailfin tang about 3 days ago and he just hides. He likes to hide behind my rocks along the sand bed. Is this normal or could something be wrong?
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:05 PM   #2
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Give him a few more days. Some fish need time to get used to their new surroundings. Mine did that for a bit.
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Okay, i was just scared a little bit. What do you feed yours?
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:23 PM   #4
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Old 11-09-2012, 02:47 PM   #5
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They also need greens ! Dried seaweed etc !
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Old 11-10-2012, 07:35 PM   #6
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This is how he sits. He acts like he is just sleeping. I have tested my water levels and everything is normal. I plan on doing a water change tomorrow. But i just dont know what exactly could be wrong if anything is.
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:58 PM   #7
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They are chickens it took mine over 2 months to allow me to come up to the tank before hiding. He is friendly as can be now and comes right up to the glass when I come near
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Right on. They are real timid until they get adjusted and even then they are skittish. Mine took a while to stand up to the other tangs, now he pushes them around. At a certain point, he will get braver, but be sure he has a good place to hide for now.
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