Kole Tang not up to par

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  1. BaxterS80

    BaxterS80 Pajama Cardinal

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    We have had our Kole Tang now for about 7 months. He has always been an active eater and quite active. He was eating fine last night but this afternoon I noticed he was hiding out in the rockwork and did not come out to eat when i fed the tank. The parameters of the tank are 0 Ammonia, 0 Nitrites, 5ppm Nitrates. There have been no new additions to the tank for several months.
    Any thoughts or ideas?
     
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  3. baugherb

    baugherb Giant Squid

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    Maybe he's just depressed!!!! Don't know, hope he starts feeling better!!!!
     
  4. phoenixhieghts

    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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    fingers crossed for you! mine did the same and then died! it was bizarre - he was feeding fine and everything, then the next day he hid in the rocks and then passed on!

    Hope yours snaps out of it tho!
     
  5. BaxterS80

    BaxterS80 Pajama Cardinal

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    Same thing happened to me as well. Checked the tank a little while ago during lunch and he was behind the rock dead with hermits feeding on him:(
    I am bummed he was the second fish to be put in that tank...
     
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  6. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Sorry for your loss. The other fish are fine though?
    How's the skimmer working?
     
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  7. Froc3

    Froc3 Fire Goby

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    Sorry for your loss. Those are very cool fish!
     
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  9. BaxterS80

    BaxterS80 Pajama Cardinal

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    Thanks, guys...He was one cool fish, so much personality, and definitely the ruler of the tank.

    Hey Matt, The skimmer, a Tunze 9010 is working great...It is pulling a large amount of skimmate everyweek. Yep, all of the other fish are acting normally...
     
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  10. lunatik_69

    lunatik_69 Giant Squid

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    Sorry for your loss Baxter, they are a cool fish. Best wishes. Luna
     
  11. wastemanagement

    wastemanagement Eyelash Blennie

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    Sorry to hear about your loss I think its more fustration to loose fish and not know why then to find a carpet surfer or PH chopsuie. ( dont PM me I know its not funny )but it is
     
  12. aquaboy

    aquaboy Panda Puffer

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    Sorry for loss, perhaps is something that occurs over time and/or cant be prevented :-/