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Old 09-30-2009, 03:24 AM   #1
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sick tang???

hello today i did some test on my water and it was fine so i went and bought some live rock and 1 yellow tang and he seemed fine when i put him in the tank and then after i turned the lights off i went to see if the skimmer was doing fine and i saw him with a white stripe on his sides and like a red mark kind of the shape of his insides what could of happen, i got 2 clown fish 2 fire fish 3 black snails 3 turbo, 3 hermits and one emerald, also i have some anemones and mushrooms and polups or how ever they are called my tank is a 80 gal
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That's his night colorations. Not to worry. When the lights comes on in the morning he will be fine.
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oh ok because i was scared, will the live rock mess with the chemestry , i mean will he affect the water quality
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To answer your question about chemistry we need to know a little more about the sytem..............How much LR have you placed in there already, how old is the system (in months) by the sounds of it already your existing LR will quickly help your new cure and settle nicely.......test your water a little more regular you MIGHT see a fluctuation in params but nothing that should alarm or harm your stock.
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Wow, Just recovering from a 5hour electric outage,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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tank okay???????????????
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well i added 7 lbs and the tank is its about 3 weeks, thanks for your guys' help this morning the tang was good it only had the white stripe will it go away?????????
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you saying the tank is only 3 weeks old?
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will it go away?????????
My yellow tang still has it after 11 yrs.
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