Hello, my names kati lee. I started a 55 gallon salt water tank that is shown in my profile picture. The first fish I put in are 2 false percula clownfish, one peppermint shrimp, a hermit crab, and 2 little snails. About a month later I added a auriga butterfly fish and a lawnmower blenny. They were all doing great and swimming together. my auriga was swimming all over and eating a lot. Yesterday I added a condy anemone and an emerald crab. I woke up this morning and my auriga didn't come out of where he sleeps under a rock but he was moving his fins and breathing. 15 minutes later when I walked by the tank he was laying sideways on the bottom of the tank-still breathing though. I opened the top to net him out and be started swimming again! However, 5 mins later he was on the floor again.
I read they sometimes die mysteriously but has anyone ever had this happen to them? Now I am freaking myself out thinking the clowns have ich. The clowns aren't acting any different however. D you think it was just the auriga?