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Old 03-19-2012, 06:29 PM   #1
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Blue hippo concern

Have a small/medium size blue hippo tang . And when I first got him he seemed to be doing great . But the second day He has stayed hidden . He still feeds but idk what to do . Water is great . He doesn't look sick .no ich !
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Old 03-20-2012, 01:16 AM   #2
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What is the size of the tank? What are the tank mates?
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Old 03-20-2012, 01:24 AM   #3
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55 gal , I only have a clown in the tank
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Old 03-20-2012, 02:21 AM   #4
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A 55g is too small a tank for a blue tang. These fish, probably more so than any other, are very susceptible to ich. Blue tangs stress very easily and need a good 6ft+ tank. Best bet is to return him to your LFS and get something that will do well for your tank size.
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Yup. Sorry, thats way too small. 125+. My old naso took 2 weeks to come out.
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Old 03-23-2012, 12:40 AM   #6
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Ok I thanks every1 . I have some1 buying it .
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Old 03-24-2012, 03:39 PM   #7
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Good choice. If you really like tangs I would recommend a dwarf angel. Toucan keep them and they're tang like.
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