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We are on vacation in Las Vegas and we happened to stop into to see a large saltwater display tank in a casino. Its thousands of gallons, impressive at first glance. I was awed by the number of different tangs I had never seen in person due to the fact that they get too large for the average hobbyist to keep.
But the longer I looked the more I saw that most of their tangs had varying degrees of HHLE. It only affected their tangs, from small purple tangs to large tangs over a foot long had it.
I stayed for about a half hour just looking at their tangs and I couldn't get over how much they were affected.
Now they were fat, all seemed well fed but obviously they were lacking in vitamins or affected by carbon, whatever the case, someone has dropped the ball in their care.
Sad to see beautiful specimens so affected!!!
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Gotcha. I've spent probably 8-10 hours in front of that aquarium. The jellyfish bar right next to it is clutch on food and drink prices plus literally bumps up against the tank.

No time that I've been there have I had worries about the fish husbandry in the tank. They do have a lot of very old fish in there. Many of them came from the aquarium at the ballagio when they closed down the 14k in the lobby. I was talking to one of the divers one time before feeding. They have both wild caught and surrendered fish (that were just too big elsewhere)

As you said, it is clean and the fish are fat. I did notice some hlle scars but nothing active and worrisome. Last time I was there was late April. Something obviously may have changed since then but I though it was a pretty well run operation.
 
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