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I just recently bought this little blue tang and it has white under his eyes I was wondering if this was normal

Sorry about the picture being bad it’s hard to catch these guys staying still

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I just recently bought this little blue tang and it has white under his eyes I was wondering if this was normal

Sorry about the picture being bad it’s hard to catch these guys staying still

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How long has he been in the tank?
Did you just put him in today?

I know when I added my clown at the beginning of the week he looked pale (probably shipping stress and just being the on in a large tank! From a small bag stress)

I would say watch him and his behavior feed him a well varied diet.
 
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How long has he been in the tank?
Did you just put him in today?

I know when I added my clown at the beginning of the week he looked pale (probably shipping stress and just being the on in a large tank! From a small bag stress)

I would say watch him and his behavior feed him a well varied diet.
I put him in last Sunday
 
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hi welcome to the reef :)
from pic i see normal color fading.make sure is eating well,any signs of problem ,come back asap..:)
Hey I just found out the blue tang has ICH and I’m treating the tank with copper power ( a product ) and was wondering what level is therapeutic to treat the ICH
 
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Hey I just found out the blue tang has ICH and I’m treating the tank with copper power ( a product ) and was wondering what level is therapeutic to treat the ICH
You're not putting that into your display tank right?
 

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Hey I just found out the blue tang has ICH and I’m treating the tank with copper power ( a product ) and was wondering what level is therapeutic to treat the ICH
Are you positive of the diagnosis? You will have issues dosing your main tank with copper since you have coral rock in the tank. It will also be toxic to any invertebrates in the tank.
Copper Power is dosed as per the label instructions to the exact volume of your tank (actual water volume, not it’s rated capacity). With a hanna meter or a good test kit, that works out to a 2 ppm dose.
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Are you positive of the diagnosis? You will have issues dosing your main tank with copper since you have coral rock in the tank. It will also be toxic to any invertebrates in the tank.
Copper Power is dosed as per the label instructions to the exact volume of your tank (actual water volume, not it’s rated capacity). With a hanna meter or a good test kit, that works out to a 2 ppm dose.
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Yes I’m positive and the rock is dry rock which I put in a week ago
 
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