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Old 03-10-2005, 07:43 PM   #1
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dented tang???

My yellow tang looks fairly plump in the middle of his body, but on his under-side it looks like he is made of clay and someone pinched him. What is going on with that?

-50gal tank
-20gal tall sump / refugium.
-About 15-20 lbs of live rock
-60 lbs (3") of sand.
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-3 LARGE feather dusters all differebt colors
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-fire fish
-12 or so hermits
-50-60 nassairus snails
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Old 03-10-2005, 09:14 PM   #2
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He may be hungry. Ours looks like that if we happen to get a bit lax with keeping nori on the clip. As a grazer, they should be provided a fairly regular diet of leafy foods.
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120g RR, 65g HOB and 10g sump, 150g frag tank, 100g sump. Highlights of live stock: Golden Moray eel, 2 purple tangs, 2 yellow tangs, 1 large copperband, 4 GSM's, dragon wrasse, barnacle blenny, 2 pajama cards, 3 green chromis and a dynamic assortment of soft & LPS corals.
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