Naso Tang Not eating!!!

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  1. Flazky

    Flazky Bristle Worm

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    My naso tang that I got about 4 days ago is not eating. its just hiding in one of the caves and runs away when I walk into the room. I tried feeding red seaweed, flakes, pellets, mysis shrimp..even soaked in garlic...
     
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  3. Crimson Ghost

    Crimson Ghost Blue Ringed Angel

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    Is he stressed? Tank grounded?

    Go get some brine shrimp, turn off the lights dump them in and back up and stay still and watch. Sounds to me like he’s stressed – Live Brine Shrimp are like potato chips on football Sunday….they just can’t say no.
     
  4. Flazky

    Flazky Bristle Worm

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    alright I will try some brine shrimp. I have the eggs tho, not the live ones. and I dont think I can get live ones anywhere..
     
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    Crimson Ghost Blue Ringed Angel

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    Nightstick Purple Spiny Lobster

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    Really not much you can do, just try to make him comfortable. Perhaps removing another fish or turning off your lights for a day might help. What do you think is causing it?
     
  7. Kevin3884

    Kevin3884 Tassled File Fish

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    I had the same thing happen with a Naso i bought a long time ago...he didnt eat at all and ended up dying...WHICH IS WHY i now make the LFS feed the fish in front of me before I buy...no eat, no buy...its not rude to ask them to feed...its smart :)
     
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  9. fishywoman

    fishywoman Astrea Snail

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    Great advice to "live" by. I also think it encourages the LFS be more responsible with the acquisition and care of their livestock.
     
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    fishywoman Astrea Snail

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    here is a link to some good info on Naso Tangs:

    Naso
     
  11. Flazky

    Flazky Bristle Worm

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    yes..this is so gay..honestly. But yeah, my naso died like 2 days ago. my LFS said he would give me a 10% discount on my next naso....lol..
     
  12. Pelado

    Pelado Montipora Digitata

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    Hopefully he will make it.... I have had some fish that took about a week to acclimate. So, turn off the lights and wait a while... he might make it. Probably just stressed. Did you find out how long you lfs had kept him/quarantend him?