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Old 10-31-2013, 02:29 PM   #1
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File fish

I guys I bought a file fish the other day put it in my tank with my other fish, seemed fine
Got home from work today and it was on its side alive, I gave taken it out and put it
Into quarantine don't fancy it's chances, is this common

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Old 10-31-2013, 02:47 PM   #2
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no, it's not common assuming your lfs has had it healthy all this time before you got it. how long have you had the tank? and what are the parameter readings of the water?

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What are the other fish in the tank?
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Old 10-31-2013, 04:23 PM   #4
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Also what type of filefish?
20 Gallon SPS reef
29 Gallon FW "fat catfish" tank
20 Gallon Long Dart Frogs "Zig" and "Zag"
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Old 10-31-2013, 05:08 PM   #5
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Another question did you just sling the fish into your tank from your LFS's water?
Current tank 260g FOWLR.

Fish: Moorish Idol, Powder Blue Tang, Hippo Tang, J Emperor Angel, 3 Chromis, 2 Black & White Clowns, Yellow Tang,
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