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Old 01-11-2013, 10:26 PM   #1
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My Third Fish Keeps Dying???

O I've been through 4 third fish?? I've have a scooter blenny that died then I got a orchard dottyback that died bc it wouldnt eat then I got a black nox angel that didn't eat and my maroon picked on it. Then I just bought a bangi cardinal fish that died today bc it wouldn't eat. Heeeelpp please and also there was like a month space inbetween each fish. I spent over 100 dollars on these fish.
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:44 PM   #2
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What size tank what parameters and what are the other fish. By what you've givin us I'm assuming your tank is not of ideal size and your maroon clown is getting territorial picking on the others so they are scared to eat for fear he'll attack
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It's a 29 gal and there a small maroon clown and a yellowtail blue damsel
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:52 PM   #4
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Yeah. Those are 2 really mean fish haha. You will only get one to love in there with them if it can hold its own say another damsel?
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:55 PM   #5
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I'm going to get rid of the yellow tail my maroon wasn't mean to my bangi cardinal at all didn't even touch him. And the only reason my maroon was mean to the nox angel is bc it was protecting its green bta but that's was right befor I switched to my 29 gal and I had my 10 gal the day I switched he died. So could I get another angel.
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Old 01-11-2013, 10:59 PM   #6
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I wouldn't recommend any angel

In a 30 gal. And you'll probably still have problems because weather you see it or not I bet your maroon is or will get aggressive and territorial in a 29. I work at an lfs and we can't put anything but damsels, eels, inverts (sometimes) and wrasses (sometimes) in with maroons. Or the maroon picks on it till it dies
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:02 PM   #7
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My lfs doesn't take returns wtf I'm down with salt water seriously wtf!!!!
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:04 PM   #8
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Hmmmm...... Most lfs take returns. They'll only give you about half the price you payed for it at Max but they should take it.
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:09 PM   #9
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So what should I do I see so many people with the perfect selection in a 29 angels are recommended for 30 and oboe was planning on my maroon a tiger goby a coral beauty angel and maybe another fish that's what I see everybody with 29 gals have. What should I sell my maroon and get 2 percula clowns?????? Idk anymore withe the fish selection my water is fine I have an anemone zoas and an Xenia frag that do perfectly fine !!!!
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They don't take any returns what so ever they told me. They sold me my green bta with a hole in its foot and it died and they said nope no returns once you walk out the door it's yours.
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