please help with fishtrap or other advice

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  1. mandarinman

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    i have a juvie orange shoulder tang that has a white film over part of his head and left eye. the eye is also slightly swollen. i need to catch this guy to treat him as i have tried microbelift artemiss which hasnt worked. i would like to remove and treat but the only fishtraps i have seen are the aquamedic ones which are too big to fit in tank. i have tried a seachem bottle a trap and he wont go near it. i will not break down my tank to catch him. option 1.continue feeding garlic enriched and hufa enriched foods and hope for the best. or get fish out and treat in sep tank. i need to borrow or purchase a smaller fish trap. heeeeelp would be appreated. ps he hides when he sleeps
     
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    Hi , we can rent you a clear box type fish-trap - R60.00 a week.
    Let me know
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    that can work. i will pick up tomorrow.
     
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    Nice deal, will definitely use this in the future!
     
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    Great Glen, c u then and no prob Rossi
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    i hope i can fit it into my tank.
     
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    ha ha ha , im sure it will , its about 25 x 15cm wide and 20cm high...

    Should work well.
     
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    I made one out of a 2L coke bottle to catch my bicolor angel. You tube plastic bottle fish traps. Works like a charm
     
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    this guy is too wiley for the coke bottle trap. i think the perky trap may work better cos the ooening is huge so it wont look like a trap. i will also put the trap in after lights out otherwise this guy will know what i am up to and avoid it!
     
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    And so the Battle of Wits begins at the Superfishbowl!

    In the blue corner, weighing in at 57g, Orange 'The evil eye' Tang!

    In the red corner, armed with the power of translucent polymers, Homo 'HERE FISHY FISHY' sapiens!

    Ladies and gentlemen, lets get ready to RUUMMMMMMBLE!
     
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    good quip lmao!
     
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    got a cool trap and a coffee from david at perkys. pity i have a fullish tank and im kinda broke otherwise i would have bought some of his corals(stunning). i have put the trap in tank suspended with sun sun magnets as he recommended and will start playing "here fishy fishy tonight!"
     
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    i think this is going to take longer than anticipated. my clown goby rests inside trap and doff tang cant find entrance to get at food. so this might take a day or two
     
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    lol. that's why you get it for a week ! ;)
     
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    look at the size of this trap and i cant get this sick tang to enter it!

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    Looks like the tang has you beaten on points at this stage. Are you going to throw in the towel? :)
     
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    Give it time Glen!!!;)
     
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    Don't give in, you can do it!!!!:yeahdude::p
     
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    "I ain't gettin' in no damn trap, sucka fool!"

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    Good one!!!!!:tt2:
     
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