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Old 02-22-2005, 04:25 PM   #21
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Unfortunately with the information you've provided, there's not much to go on...

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Old 02-22-2005, 04:54 PM   #22
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I just checked and my alk is down to about 9. Could that be the cause?
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Old 02-22-2005, 06:18 PM   #23
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No, 9 DKH is actually at the higher end of the scale but it won't bother the fish at all.

How old is the set up and when was the last water change?

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Old 02-22-2005, 07:21 PM   #24
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Its about 4 weeks old. My last change was lastweek
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Its about 4 weeks old.
That would be one major contributor then, butterflyfish are iffy at the best of times. What could actually be the problem is the fish is not comfortable with the "growing pains" the tank is undoubtedly still going through. You may not be dealing with a parasite at all, rather unstable tank parameters.

I would suggest making sure you stay on top of the weely water changes, keep strict tabs on the water quality and be sure you keep trying to find a food that the fish might eat. It's not going to last long at that rate. Personally I would urge you to return the fish until the tank is ready.

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Old 02-22-2005, 08:03 PM   #26
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I also forgot to mention if this is just an FOWLR, no inverts or corals, you can lower the salinity some. An SG of around 1.020 temporarily can alleviate some stress in newly aquired fish and sometimes help with finicky eaters.

What is your current SG/salinity/

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Old 02-22-2005, 09:04 PM   #27
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Yes it is just a FOWLR. Thank you for the help. Kudos to ya
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Yes it is just a FOWLR. Thank you for the help. Kudos to ya
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