sorry about that..
-- 1. How long have you had the fish? Do you know if it was wild caught, or tank raised? purchased the fish last thursday.. i dont know if it was wild caught or tank raised
-- 2. How long has the fish been in the tank? What are the tank mates? Any aggression? the fish has been in the tank since thursday.. 4 days... its tank mates consist of a blue tang, a goby, & lots of invertebrates
-- 3. Is the fish eating? If so what does it eat? formula one marine pellet
-- 4. What are the water parameters? pH, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, SPG? (actual numbers please: posting high, average or normal is not helpful) What saltwater test kit are you using? pH: 7.8, ammonia: 1 nitrite: nitrate: 0 ... Aquarium Pharmaceuticals SW
-- 5. Is the fish showing any physical signs of disease, grain of salt size spots, discoloration, ragged fins, misting or spots on the fins, cuts, cloudy eyes, etc? its seem very pale/whitish.. its not its normal bright yellow color
-- 6. Is the fish "flashing" (scratching or rubbing on rocks, decorations or substrate)? nope
-- 7. How is the fish acting? Is it swimming around, or just hovering in one spot or corner of the tank? its not swimming around.. i found it this morning laying between a rock & bubble coral.. it then would get up and lay down on the sand in another area of the tank
-- 8. Did you use quarantine? If so for how long and did you have a need to treat for any ailments? Is it in qt now? Are you currently treating with any medication(s)? nopee
-- 9. Describe in detail how the fish was acclimated. floated the bag in the tank for 15 mins, opened the bag & waited 15 mins, then poured water from the tank into the for 15 minutes, repeated this two more times with 15 min intervals until the fish was released into the tank
-- 10. What size system? What type of filtration do you use? Do you have any live rock or sand? 55 gallon.. yes live rock & sand
-- 11. Do you use any additives? Have you used any sort of meds in the main tank? DT's live marine phytoplankton, purple up, iodine, & cycle
soo my water parameters are TERRIBLE!!!! but it seems that only my yellow tang is being affected.. my other fish, the invertebrates, & the corals seem to be perfectly normal?!!?? what should i do??!!.. im assuming a partial water change.. i did one last week though??