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Old 12-21-2013, 11:52 PM   #1
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Whatsup guys! So i have a little dilema on my hand and i dont quite know whats going on. About 4 days ago, i finally brought myself to finally pick up my long wanted porcupine puffer. My lfs had a beautiful healthy one that was is ther for about a week so i decided to buy it. After putting in my tank, he looked both healthy and happy! But after about 48 hours, he began to develop what looks like ich and loose color. I know ich developing is not uncommon when adding a new fish but im highly concerned about his discoloration! Ill post pics of him below! Anyone, please help me with what i can do to help him! He is currently housed in a 20 gallon quarantine as of today! Tank- 75g fowlr 40ish pounds of fiji rock 100 pounds of live sand Foxface rabbitfish Coral beauty angel Yellow tang Its been running for quite a while and is a very established and healthy tank along with all the other fish it! Again, any help is greatly appreciated!
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Old 12-22-2013, 04:30 PM   #2
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How did you acclimate him before adding him to the qt tank?
Also I thought it might be worth mentioning. LA rates that fish at a minimum of 180g and gets up to 12" long. He may get stressed out in a 4ft tank once he starts putting on size


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Some of these guys have a "camo" type discoloration they do. He may be stressed out. Maybe rearrange the rock a bit and throw off your other fish, then turn off the lights and let them chill out. Works great for new tangs when I add em, hope it helps...
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