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The news is I have two clown beat up from fighting hope male being on his own didn’t turn female. And other tank mates are not getting along at all. PBT was removed Saturday morning lineatus was out and about a little bit still stressed. Other fish are eating him. No tank mates are getting alone with each other.
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Sorry Don. Removing the PBT was probably a good place to start. Monitor over the next week or so and see how things shake out. Another fish will probably shoot for the throne and assert some dominance. That doesnt mean you should expect it to be ruthless but posturing for position is expected to a degree.
 
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Sorry Don. Removing the PBT was probably a good place to start. Monitor over the next week or so and see how things shake out. Another fish will probably shoot for the throne and assert some dominance. That doesnt mean you should expect it to be ruthless but posturing for position is expected to a degree.
Removing PBT I figured would start a little something bad.
Tomini and pintail are letting others know who the boss we’ll be.
what is the most confusing is why every wrasse I owned harasses the Midas blenny.
 

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I'd guess a somewhat similar body shape and coloration. I know thats not much to go with but its all I can come up with. Oddly my Midas is left alone by everyone except my one bully wrasse that goes after everyone but the Tangs.
 
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I'd guess a somewhat similar body shape and coloration. I know thats not much to go with but its all I can come up with. Oddly my Midas is left alone by everyone except my one bully wrasse that goes after everyone but the Tangs.
Body shape and color is all I can think also. I feel little better your bully wrasse shows interest in your Midas. It seemed I was the only one with that problem.
 

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@RichtheReefer21 saw it firsthand yesterday. My butthead wrasse doesn't discriminate when he's ready to assert himself. It only happens for an hour or so around feeding time though. Could be that he gets distracted too quickly by another but no real damage done just a quick chase and he's on to the next one. He'll flare his fins, color himself up and go at the anthias, blenny, other wrasse, the angel or damsel. Whomever he sees really. He knows better than to provoke the tangs though.
 
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@RichtheReefer21 saw it firsthand yesterday. My butthead wrasse doesn't discriminate when he's ready to assert himself. It only happens for an hour or so around feeding time though. Could be that he gets distracted too quickly by another but no real damage done just a quick chase and he's on to the next one. He'll flare his fins, color himself up and go at the anthias, blenny, other wrasse, the angel or damsel. Whomever he sees really. He knows better than to provoke the tangs though.
Mine has been nonstop. The Midas doesn’t even have to leave the hole in the rock and gets circled with the head cocked to the side.
the Pintail was a gentleman before getting stressed for the past couple months. Guess it is revenge.
 

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@RichtheReefer21 saw it firsthand yesterday. My butthead wrasse doesn't discriminate when he's ready to assert himself. It only happens for an hour or so around feeding time though. Could be that he gets distracted too quickly by another but no real damage done just a quick chase and he's on to the next one. He'll flare his fins, color himself up and go at the anthias, blenny, other wrasse, the angel or damsel. Whomever he sees really. He knows better than to provoke the tangs though.
Definitely a captain urine ant. Hope u catch him with the SHU box!
 
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Got home early to feed fish and get ready for work Christmas party. Did a quick scan of fish and everyone is waiting at the feed door but the lineatus. It was expected since he hasn’t ate in over a week. Last night he was on his side in the sand bed so I figured his time is limited. When I went to add food the lineatus was waiting just behind the group. He grabbed a piece then floated around in the current of the powerheads. If you can imagine a drunk fish that is what he looked like. He had a couple more bites then went back to the sand bed. Guess he isn’t ready to give up thankfully.
Haven’t got to watch the tank but don’t believe anyone is bothering him.
 
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Hopefully he's just a little weak from not eating and will begin to bounce back. Fingers crossed.
Thanks for the cheers. Running half hour late but add more food to tank and he ate more. He looked more interested in food this time. Now he is eating I added Selcon figuring it can only help
 
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Sorry to read about the troubles with your fish man. Perhaps several large mirrors and some re-aquascaping can reduce the stress level.
The hardest thing about fish is not having the interaction like with other animals. It’s hard to remove or teach them. Such a learning curve. Not sure what started the problems but feel we are slowly getting back on track.
Nice to see you around and hope as is well with you my friend
 

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Thanks for the cheers. Running half hour late but add more food to tank and he ate more. He looked more interested in food this time. Now he is eating I added Selcon figuring it can only help
Nice! Awesome to hear he ate!
 
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Nice! Awesome to hear he ate!
It was a great feeling and surprise. Not in the clear but a step in the right direction. On my way home and if he is awake I’ll see if he will have a few more bites.
 

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@crusso1993 No apology need but glad your back!

@najer Thanks for the support.

@RichtheReefer21 I tried but they laughed when they saw cooked snapper and fried squid.


No improvements with lineatus. He did come out to eat but stays behind the pack.

Need some help. The green Goni that died or almost dead has something I believe is a Vermetid snail growing out of it
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Next to the Goni I have two frags of acans that started to go south. Guessing more Vermetid
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Best for last. What is this growing on the acans?
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