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Old 12-27-2012, 11:45 AM   #1
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Guys? HELP

I just got this little guy and I woke up to him on his side (which is normal for most) but his EYES I've never seen it before? Please help I don't want the little guy to die so young.

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Old 12-27-2012, 11:59 AM   #2
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How's his breathing? Is he still moving? What are your parameters at?
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:05 PM   #3
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How's his breathing? Is he still moving? What are your parameters at?
His breathing is from a slow controlled death to some fast breathing. He will move then lay there for awhile then move again.
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His breathing is from a slow controlled death to some fast breathing. He will move then lay there for awhile then move again.
Breath, not drath
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Breath, not drath
Death* is what I meant
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:30 PM   #6
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What are the levels at nitrates? Ammonia?nitrites? Ph.? Salinity? Is it eating ?

How old is the tank? What size tank? How long has he been in there? There are things we need to know before we can help you figure out what's going on.

If I were to guess I'd say he's stressed for sure. What are the tankmates?
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:37 PM   #7
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What are the levels at nitrates? Ammonia?nitrites? Ph.? Salinity? Is it eating ?

How old is the tank? How long has he been in there? There are things we need to know before we can help you figure out what's going on
He just passed....but all levels were fine the nitrate level was a bit low. But I doubt that what caused his death. The tank has been set up for 1 year and 2 months. All other fish and corals were fine. IMO he was just to small to take the big change.
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Old 12-27-2012, 02:45 PM   #8
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Sorry to hear about your loss.


Even the smallest fish can make it in the right circumstances. Maybe it was not the right fish for your current setup, or try acclimating over a longer period. All my fish stay in a bag for 2+ hours. Every 10 mins I dump about 1/4 - 1/2 cup of water in till their bag is full.
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Sorry to hear about your loss.

Even the smallest fish can make it in the right circumstances. Maybe it was not the right fish for your current setup, or try acclimating over a longer period. All my fish stay in a bag for 2+ hours. Every 10 mins I dump about 1/4 - 1/2 cup of water in till their bag is full.
I did a 1-1/2 acclimation.

My problem was that my salient was at 1.030 it he was setup in 1.020 of course I checked everything expect my salinity. Now it's gonna be a long day getting down my salinity.
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It's hard to tell exactly how small that Tang was, but I've always heard that when they are really small, they are tough to keep alive.
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