Tang Question

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It is possible they have worms, if you can post a pic i will see if i can get it looked at by an expert in fish health
 
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I will post pics later I need to sort out my skimmer problem :helpsmilie:
 

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Warren, i have posted this for a fish health expert to look at, i will report back if he gives any advice.
 
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my tangs sometimes get it when a ffeed alot of nori but soon goes down when the poop
 
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My tangs never stop eating Nori. They consume 2 x A4 sheets a day. But then I have been told you can feed them as much as they can eat ?
 

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Hi Warr - my tangs sometimes have "lumpy stomaches" after they have gulped down too much of Henk's Veggie pellets.... They absolutely LOVE the stuff...

I give my tangs 1 sheet of nori every two days or so.....Which they devour within a few hours of course....

BUT - I must say - my tangs are NEARLY as fat as I am ;-)
 
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So you reckon 2 sheets per a day for 2 tangs might be a bit too much ?
 

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So you reckon 2 sheets per a day for 2 tangs might be a bit too much ?
Far too much, you must fill your skimmer cup with tang poo every day, cut them down to half a sheet between them per day, otherwise you will just end up with fat tangs and a brown tank:lol:
 

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Well - I have 5 tangs, two pygmy angels and a midasblenny (who all chows the nori). I feed only one sheet per day. BUT, I also feed Omega One Veggie Pellets in the evenings as well....
 

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"a bath in praziquentel or flubenol" was the advice i have been given should the lumpy stomach look not go ibn a couple of good shits, it would indicate worms;)
 
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"a bath in praziquentel or flubenol" was the advice i have been given should the lumpy stomach look not go ibn a couple of good shits, it would indicate worms;)
Cool I will monitor it, I have cut feeding down by 300%.

This praziquentel or flubenol, is this worm medication ?
 

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Cool I will monitor it, I have cut feeding down by 300%.

This praziquentel or flubenol, is this worm medication ?

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Not a clue sorry dude, but the guy who told me is a fish doctor, so i would assume so.;)
 

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Just to add;-"a 1-2 hour bath in a large container every day for a week should do it, best if the fish can live in a qt tank during this period."
 

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