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Old 08-25-2004, 11:08 AM   #1
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Sick Maroon Clown-need advice

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My fairly large yellowstripe maroon clown has gradually been loosing his appetite over the last week. He looks great and has no other symptoms. He eagerly anticipates feedings and then has just started reducing how much he eats and the variety of food. He is down to only taking a few mysis shrimp at a feeding and even that he mostly spits back. His poop is white and stringy too, if that helps. Any ideas?

The only strange thing that happened was that he got in a tiff with my cowfish and the cowfish nipped off part of his dorsal fin about a week ago. It is healing nicely. Don't know if it is related or not.

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Stringy poops can be a sign of internal parasites.
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