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Old 02-17-2015, 09:26 AM   #1
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Smile Sailfin addition

We recently added a sail fin to our tank. The tank has several corals, 2 cleaner shrimp, starfish, fox face, 2 small clowns and a coral beauty. Something has been eating our hammer coral and we are assuming it is the sail fin since it has only started since we added him. We were told they don't bother with the coral, though. Anyone have any experience with this? Thanks

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Old 02-17-2015, 10:02 AM   #2
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You posted this in the fresh water section

How big of a tank is this?

The coral beauty would be the one to eat your coral. They are known for eating it. Tangs won't touch them.

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Yep, I have 5 tangs total now and have never had them eat corals or even nip at them. I do however have a blue hippo tang that hates frags and will hide them behind the rockwork. lol
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Could be the Angel or the Foxface. I know someone who had to get rid of their Foxface because after a year of ignoring them, it suddenly decided Zoas were tasty.

Another possibility...could it be a pest of some kind? I lost a torch a few months back. Looked good for a while and just started dying off little by little. Nothing else showed signs of anything bad.

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