Urgent help needed Yellow tang verry thin

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  1. shaunn

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    Hi All i have got me a yellow tang and i have noticed that hes is very thin ,he is eating norri ,flakes and pellets and mysis shrimp and also grazing the rocks could he have worms the LFS said they have had him for 2 weeks.Is there a way to de worm fish ?? @dallasg said there is something could use but i cant remember whats its name is
     
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    The majority seems to use Praziquantel...hope this helps until someone other than me can give better advise...:)

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  4. Wes

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    you get him thin from the LFS?
     
  5. Wes

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    Green Nori should do the trick.
     
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    I agree with Wes, Nori dipped in Garlic should get him fattened up. Or you could try Fishroe. Fish go crazy for it. Fishroe is very high in Protein and Fat. I found the fishroe to be the easiest way to fatten up an under nurished fish. DD Reefpaste is good but as discussed in a previous thread it also leaches fatty substance into the water column for hours and messes up the workings of your skimmer.
     
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    Lots of food with garlic!
     
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    ok that's what i have beaning doing i see he is still a little shy but does eat and is always grazing on the rocks but no were close to how fat my regal is
     
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    yep
     
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    I bought my Yellow Tang from the LFS super thin as well. Didn't look like he was going to make it. Now he is one of the fattest fish in my aquarium. Well Him and the Scopas is competing. :)

    If he is grazing on the rocks i wouldnt be too worried about him. but garlic works like a bomb to get him to eat something
     
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    He'll be fine, if he's eating already he'll be 100's in a few days. Make sure you always have the nori hanging around for him if he's keen on the rock strap some to a rock you can take out the tank easy and put back easy ;)
     
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    Mine was thin also when i got him, but eating well, just toke a few weeks to fatten him up
     
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    beautiful specimen ;)
     
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    all ready done on the clip and on a rock the cleaner wrasse seam to like norri more any any one else
     
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    lol
     
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    and the best thing is the regal is not bother about him @ all it more like hes glad to have his
    "second removed cousin" there
     
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    If he is eating, i wouldnt worry that much, unless he is getting thinner
     
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    hi all

    I have good news my yellow tang is starting to get fatter he eating like a pig and competing fro food with the regal and the naso
     
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