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Old 09-11-2014, 07:05 PM   #1
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Tomini Tang Sand Sifting?

Hey all,

I just got a Tomini Tang a few days back and although I can find nothing of it on the internet, I have glanced him sifting sand a few times (At least I think).

I don't have any other tankmates that would do this.


I wonder why tough corals are called hammers, and weak corals are called buttons...

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He may be eating algae off the sandbed

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Are you sure he is sifting the sand and not showing signs of flashing...aka ich?
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Mine will also on occassion peck at the sand, but he is going after algae and/or food.

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