Should I feed medicated food to entire tank?

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I have noticed that one of my blue green chromises is smaller, skinnier and not as colorful as the other 2 I got it with. Today it has stringy white poo and is hovering in the top corner of the tank

I suspect intestinal parasites or worms and was going to try feeding medicated food. Should I put the fish in QT to treat or should I feed whole tank medic food?

all others seem fine (9 other fish in 75g mixed reef).
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I have noticed that one of my blue green chromises is smaller, skinnier and not as colorful as the other 2 I got it with. Today it has stringy white poo and is hovering in the top corner of the tank

I suspect intestinal parasites or worms and was going to try feeding medicated food. Should I put the fish in QT to treat or should I feed whole tank medic food?

all others seem fine (9 other fish in 75g mixed reef).
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Chances are it has internal parasite. If and if eating, add seachem metroplex to its food
I don’t think medicated food will address what may be happening
 

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I have noticed that one of my blue green chromises is smaller, skinnier and not as colorful as the other 2 I got it with. Today it has stringy white poo and is hovering in the top corner of the tank

I suspect intestinal parasites or worms and was going to try feeding medicated food. Should I put the fish in QT to treat or should I feed whole tank medic food?

all others seem fine (9 other fish in 75g mixed reef).
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If you can isolate the chromis, that would be best as it may have some underlying issue with tankmates. If you go the medicated food route, here is a link to an article I posted on the subject:

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If you can isolate the chromis, that would be best as it may have some underlying issue with tankmates. If you go the medicated food route, here is a link to an article I posted on the subject:

Jay
 

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