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Old 06-21-2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Do Cole tangs fail to thrive?

I have a cole tang and although he appears to eat ALOT, he still looks a bit thin - any suggestions??
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What are you feeding it? How often? What size tank?
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Kole tangs need a surprising amount of vegetable matter to stay fat. I keep a almost constant supply of romain lettuce and nori sheets clipped into the tank. The Kole is a constant grazer, as most surgeonfish are.
Another reason they need a tank that is large enough and has an aggressive filtration system to handle the large amount of poop surgeonfish create. Vegetable matter diets and short digestive systems can make a mess quickly.
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