Mysterious R.I.P of a sailfin tang

Discussion in 'Marine Fish Discussions' started by Furbz, 8 Feb 2010.

  1. Furbz

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    i woke up this morning to the sad sight of my sailfin tang swimming upside down sporadically into rocks and the glass.
    for the life of me i have no idea what would have gone wrong.
    this was one of my favorite fish and earlier today it passed on...

    my tank parameters are all spot on..
    the fish was not particularly large,
    ate like a pig and was always very active in the tank.
    all my other fish are 100%
    this including a copperband as my most delicate fish..
    followed by a bristletooth tang..
    both are doing just fine

    the tang when i found her, was not breathing heavily and seemed in all visual respects to be perfectly healthy..

    i am at a loss as to explaining why i just lost my fish...
    i have had her for over 6 months and before that she was in a fellow reefers setup for ages.

    if anyone could please enlighten me on what could have gone wrong??

    i dont know if it was just her time or maybe she injured herself?

    i do have an anemone in my tank, but i could not see any signs of any sting to have cause her to be so traumatized..

    any help would be nice..

    thanx guys
     
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  3. crispin

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    i have no idea, but sorry to hear of your loss furbz. sailfins have such great charactors and its always sad to loose prized fish
     
  4. maj

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    maybe it was just of age already,sorry for the loss
     
  5. Neil H

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    sorry to hear ! I know how it feels
     
  6. Warr7207

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    Probably the nemmie, floated into it well asleep and absorbed to much poison before waking up.
     
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