Sick Wrase

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  1. HAMMY

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    One of my wrase's has taken "ill" this morning his gone from his healthy green colour to "white" this morning and the other fish are chasing after him? He still swims strongly and has hidden in the sand again. Last night he was still in great shape.
    What do i do to help this poor fellow? (my first sick fish)
     
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    If you have a Sump...put him in there to recover...you will need to make sure he cant jump out! get him back to fighting fit and then let him back in the main tank!
     
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    I have a sump will put him in there, but is there any meds i need to give? Tank is primarily a reef tank.
     
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    Good food and rest! Get him fat and healthy! I am a firm believer that if a fish is healthy enough to recover on good food and rest...then they will be better in the long run! He is being stressed out by his tank mates chassing him around which is adding to his bad health! If he gets a chance to recoup and he put on some weight...he will be a different fish when added back to the main DT! Also try and make a plan to get rid of the main attacker for a few days when putting him back into the DT! Maybe do a swop for 5 days...will give him chance to settle in even better...fish are funny like that!
     
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    Good advice Inflames. Thanks.
     
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    Thanks Jacquesb...only here to help!!:thumbup:
     
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    What species of wrasse is this ?
     
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    Not sure of scientific name but commonly known as a "Lemon Wrase"
     
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