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Old 02-25-2013, 07:44 PM   #11
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may I ask what size tank he is? Could be stress from to small a tank. Have you checked you PH, Nitrates, Phosphates, salinity etc...?
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[IsOTE=bavass;2357974]may I ask what size tank he is? Could be stress from to small a tank. Have you checked you PH, Nitrates, Phosphates, salinity etc...?[/QUOTE]

It is a 75 gallon tank and yes i have there are no issues with any of the levels
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That may be the issue. Tangs can become very stressed which can lead to disease when they are put in tanks that are less than 6 feet long. In fact lots of tang need large tanks.
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That may be the issue. Tangs can become very stressed which can lead to disease when they are put in tanks that are less than 6 feet long. In fact lots of tang need large tanks.
Yea you might be right. That's weird they told me at the store that my tank would be sufficient but they must have been wrong because that is the only thing that I can think of that would be causing this
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:15 PM   #15
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Your best bet is to look at places like liveaquaria.com They give minimum tank sizes, compatibility, etc. Your fish store is going to try and make a buck off of you. I've heard mine say things like "that could work" to people where I know that "yes, it could", but the odds are against it.

I say it daily...multiple times daily sometimes, but putting fish in smaller than suggested tanks leads to problems. Stress Messes with immunity. that opens them to all sorts of problems. It's rare that we see posts with fish in proper sized tanks with issues. That can't be coincidence.
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