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Old 01-07-2015, 09:50 PM   #351
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I'm not sure what is wrong with the lunar wrasse. His eyes have clouded over a bit and he looks rough on the scales but thats cause he keeps going under the sand. He is right now laying half under the sand and still breathing. No reaction whatsoever to food either, even if it lands on his mouth, it just falls away and he makes no move to consume it.
He is the largest fish in that tank and I got him that big so no way to know how old he is. He could be at the end of his life time, I really don't know.
Ah, I see......

I am hoping things turn around for the little guy. Had to say weather moving him would make things better. If he is not getting picked on and doesn't seem stressed out, maybe not? Sorry I couldn't be of more help!
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Unless you think you think you could treat in a separate tank....

not sure, so sorry.
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Old 01-14-2015, 05:23 PM   #353
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Is the little guy doing any better?
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Old 01-14-2015, 05:33 PM   #354
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Not really, he is still juts laying on the sand mostly. sometimes he covers himself up with sand. Still not eating either. I think we are going into week 3 or 4 now that he hasnt eaten.
This is a testament to everyone who says you dont need to feed your fish every day I guess. Cant believe he is still alive. It shouldnt be long now.
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Old 01-14-2015, 06:47 PM   #355
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Not really, he is still juts laying on the sand mostly. sometimes he covers himself up with sand. Still not eating either. I think we are going into week 3 or 4 now that he hasnt eaten.
This is a testament to everyone who says you dont need to feed your fish every day I guess. Cant believe he is still alive. It shouldnt be long now.
Wow! I'm still crossing my fingers that things turn around soon. Maybe he is eating food that sinks to the bottom? Or is finding things in the sand?
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I wish I could say that was what is happening....but its clearly not. I feed the tank and food will fal right on his mouth and he breathes it in and out even but doesnt make any attempt at consuming it. :-(
I've thought about taking him out and treating with some meds but i am not even sure where to begin with medication.
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Lunar wrasse finally died last night. I'm glad he passed, I felt so bad for him.

Not sure what I will put in the 90g in his place, I was thinking a foxface. We will see. Not in a huge rush to replace him.
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Lunar wrasse finally died last night. I'm glad he passed, I felt so bad for him.

Not sure what I will put in the 90g in his place, I was thinking a foxface. We will see. Not in a huge rush to replace him.

So sorry for your loss Sometimes it's better that way. I have euthanized a fish in the past when I decided the suffering wasn't worth it and I was 99% sure it wouldn't recover. It's tough but it takes a load off your heart when he's not suffering!
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I definitely take it personal when a fish I had for a while fails. Even a freaken snail!
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Yeah, this was the most active fish in the tank and kinda gave it a "feel". His absence is felt in a big way. :-(
We had to put a fish to "sleep" once from the cichlid tank and I swear it was as rough as watching him die slowly. We put him in the freezer and hopefully, or at least I hope, he went peacefully. I couldnt bare to do that to the wrasse, for the most part he died somewhat peacefully just over a few weeks. i guess i still held out hope he would make it.
Other than that the tanks are running fine, the 180g is good, the 60g is good and the 40b is full of algae. lol
I am swapping out rock in the 40b to an empty 10g in the kitchen to black out the lights and get rid of the algae. I have one load ready to go back into the 40b that has the algae all gone already. Took about a week or two for the algae to die off. After I get rid of the rest I am going to put the 40 up for sale. I'm figuring on asking $450 for everything. That everything includes anything and everything you'd need. let me know if that sounds too high or too low.
Included will be the tank and stand of course, the skimmer a remora, the led lighting, the wp25, the return pump a mag 7, the ato a tunze and the water jug it feeds from. All the rock and sand and possibly some coral here and there that has grown onto the rocks.
Sound like a good deal? It has almost $900 put into it so half price sounds good. lol At least to me.
Anyone have any input on this or maybe some ideas for the replacement "centerpiece" fish in the 90g?
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