Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 09-21-2003, 06:41 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: WOODSTOCK, GA
Posts: 973
Send a message via AIM to MACATUA Send a message via MSN to MACATUA Send a message via Yahoo to MACATUA
Stressed Atlantic Blue!

I have a baby Atlantic Blue tang. She was fine the first few days, but yesterday she started breathing real hard. She still moves around the tank, but not near as much as she used to. I am worried that maybe there is to much action around the tank for her. My roomates are kinda loud. Could this be her problem. All my levels are zero except nitrates, at 10 ppm. Anyway, anthing I should do? The guy @ the LFS sold me some BioSpheres that is supposed to help with stress, any experiences or advice?
__________________

__________________
Woo Hoo, PAYDAY! Time to pay the LFS rent (even before I pay mine )


Join the Alabama Regional Forum!
MACATUA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2003, 07:48 PM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
 
reefrunner69's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Cedar Key, FL
Posts: 1,663
If you look at the tang at an oblique angle can you see a velvety white coating on the fish, or white spots?

Did you quarantine this fish?

Lots of activity in the room can be very stressful and disruptive to your fish.
__________________

__________________
Kevin

Visit Nature Coast Photography
reefrunner69 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2003, 10:45 PM   #3
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I agree with Kevin.

Also I might add that for a tang, these little buggers are very demanding as far as diet is considered... They require a constant food source, or they just quite simply aren't happy... Mine is still a baby, and can eat a sheet of NORI and come back for more... Also, they will eat Mysis shrimp like there is no tomorrow..

Mine breathes fast also, and I am starting to think it is normal for them... I think mine is out of breath because it won't stop swimming...

I hope the best for your fish and try to feed it often. good luck.
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
stress

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Atlantic Blue Tang macman7010 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 5 05-31-2007 05:35 PM
Atlantic Blue Angel Compatibilty peterac Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 2 09-18-2006 03:00 PM
bubble on atlantic blue tang's tail whitetiprs Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 10 12-17-2005 07:52 PM
atlantic blue tang StixS Saltwater Reef Aquaria 13 12-11-2004 11:10 PM
Juvenile Atlantic Blue Tang EMS503 Aquaria Off-Topic 1 01-03-2003 11:39 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.