Woke up to dead foxface.

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Last night I installed a UV sterilizer. I have a dino outbreak (amphidinium) so low toxicity.

This morning I woke up to a dead foxface. Last night he was eating and healthy. Quick little fish.

I also saw he had some torn fins. But everything in the tank is pretty peaceful. 2 clowns, neon goby, and sapphire damsel.

But I do have 3 hermits and it was on the ground, they probably picked away at the fins so I have no idea what happened.

Water chemistry is pretty normal besides low nutrients

What could of caused this? I have only one powerhead in my tank, it's a reefwave 45. He does sleep under it at night, could he really have been sucked into it and killed?

I'm honestly so distraught. I loved that fish so much

Warning I'm going to post a video of the fin
I dislike clownfish. They are NOT peaceful fish. Just check on reef2reef about fish attacking hands and causing wounds. The "peaceful" clownfish is identified about 50% of the time for doing it.
 
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No not once. Even the day of getting the Clowns. They took food
Eating….then stop…..a sign of both ick or velvet.
If it is it will get worse, they might look tired, over respirate, or the parasite may become visible in the form of “dots”.

Only copper works on velvet.
Copper, hypo or TTM methods are proven to work on ick.

Not sure, but maybe get ready just in case.
 
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Eating….then stop…..a sign of both ick or velvet.
If it is it will get worse, they might look tired, over respirate, or the parasite may become visible in the form of “dots”.

Only copper works on velvet.
Copper, hypo or TTM methods are proven to work on ick.

Not sure, but maybe get ready just in case.
My sapphire damsel already breaths quick, but no one else is. Here's a video of both breathing

 
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No, literally everything is normal except for hiding and not eating
Not eating is really serious. Can you post a video of those fish so I can judge their respiration rates?

Jay
 
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