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Old 12-21-2014, 08:47 PM   #1
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Missing sailfin tang

I can't seem to find my sailfin tang.

Other fish in tank:

-clown trigger (2inch)
-cream angel small
-blue tang small
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Old 12-22-2014, 11:19 AM   #2
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How long has it been missing?


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Old 12-22-2014, 12:43 PM   #3
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2 days I think.

No sign of it whatsoever .
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Old 12-22-2014, 01:15 PM   #4
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A missing tang for 2 days is a sign that he isn't alive anymore. There weren't any signs of stress from him prior? The other fish? Any parameter spikes?
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Old 12-22-2014, 07:39 PM   #5
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A missing tang for 2 days is a sign that he isn't alive anymore. There weren't any signs of stress from him prior? The other fish? Any parameter spikes?

No signs of stress at all.

Parameters are fine.

Literally no sign of him anywhere. It's a peninsula tank so there's 3 viewable sides, so he should be easy to find.

No carcass

No spine

Nothing


Is that odd?
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Old 12-23-2014, 01:04 AM   #6
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I had fish jump out of tank before, maybe the tang jumped out?


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Clown triggers are one of the most aggressive triggers, surpassed only by the undulate. Not saying he's the reason, but just a FYI.
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No signs of stress at all.

Parameters are fine.

Literally no sign of him anywhere. It's a peninsula tank so there's 3 viewable sides, so he should be easy to find.

No carcass

No spine

Nothing


Is that odd?

I've had gobies jump out but I'd find them encrusted to the floor, no sign this guy anywhere
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Clown triggers are one of the most aggressive triggers, surpassed only by the undulate. Not saying he's the reason, but just a FYI.

I know they can be aggressive but haven't seen him act aggressively towards other inhabitants.

The sailfin tang was at least 3x his size aswell.

Thought I might have a mantis shrimp a while ago(clicking sound coming from tank), but set traps for many nights and never caught anything.
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