Y Tang turning brownish color?

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases' started by OverThinker, Jun 4, 2009.

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  1. OverThinker

    OverThinker Skunk Shrimp

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    My Tang looks like his fins are turning a little red. His body looks like it is misting with a brownish red tint. He is fine and still eating and very active. Any ideas?
     
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  3. mikejrice

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    You moved this tank to your house recently right? Maybe still getting used to your water? As long as hes eating it shouldnt be anything serious.
     
  4. Froc3

    Froc3 Fire Goby

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    Might be diet. What are you feeding? Could also be an intestinal issue, I've had this happen to a clownfish and he didn't make it.
     
  5. mikejrice

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    Maybe he needs more veggies. My yellow loved macro aglea and dried seaweed.
     
  6. schackmel

    schackmel Giant Squid

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    does he yellow back up...is it when he is sleeping and waking up..coming out of the rocks, or is it all the time. Yellow tangs changes colors sometimes like that when they are stressed or when they are sleep.