Urgent help needed Clownfish colour faded!!!

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  1. CapeReefer

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    Hi there. So I introduced two new fish (a six line wrasse and coral goby) to my tank a couple of days ago. Everything seemed fine until today. Got home to find that my percula clownfish's colour has faded abit and he keeps rubbing himself against the glass. Could this be ich? If so , how do I treat it ? And also, I haven't got a quarantine tank so this makes it even more difficult. Help needed please.:(
     
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    Could you post some pics. Im no expert but pics will help.
     
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    The tank is 4 months old. Parameters is all fine at the moment. Weirdly enough, had a look at him now and his colour seems to have returned. So now I don't know whats going on . I guess the best thing to do is monitor tomorrow and see if the behaviour returns.
     
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    @CapeReefer..im not an expert on marine illnesses but post a pic if you can and let us see whats happening.how old is the tank?
     
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    They usually look abit pale if they were in the dark long and lights just came on
     
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    sleep colours?

    Or what is your salinity level?
     
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    hi there. Sorry about the late reply but was monitoring the clown fish yesterday. The salinity is at 1.024. Checked the behaviour yesterday and he seems fine. His colour hasn't faded again but is still scratching a little against the glass. Hopefully this isn't anything to worry about.
     
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