Urgent help needed tang gasping at waterline

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  1. brad vaneyk

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    About a week ago i got a heathly tomoni tang today he looks horrible dasping at the water line, glassy eyes and doesnt respond to anything he is also breathing very quickly. Its been like this for a few hours now
     
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    How are the other fish behaving?
     
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    How big is the tank?

    Any power failures?

    Any chemicals added to the tank?
     
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    Too late he
    just passed
     
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    Sorry for your loss!
     
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    How is the rest of your livestock doing?
     
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    The others are doing well and its about 120 liters
     
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    Glad the other guys are fine.

    Power failures?

    How is your water parameters?
     
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    2 things come to mind, high temp low O2 and high nh4/no2

    How many fish and how old is the tank? What filtration are you using?
     
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    I wonder if the tank size could not be a contributing factor as well... 120L sounds a bit small for a tang keeping in mind that live rock would displace a bit of volume too.
     
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