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Taken 5 minutes after introduction into QT. He’s a big boy. Definitely showing stress along lateral lines. Hopefully will go away.



Currently basking in general cure and chloroquine phosphate.
 
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Congrats on the new addition! I hope you're tamarin is still doing ok.
According to PaulB at Reef2Reef, white pvc scares fish and stresses them out more. Whether there is any truth to that, I have no idea as it is common practice. I do it too lol.
Paul's got way more experience than I, so maybe it could be true.
 

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Congrats on the new addition! I hope you're tamarin is still doing ok.
According to PaulB at Reef2Reef, white pvc scares fish and stresses them out more. Whether there is any truth to that, I have no idea as it is common practice. I do it too lol.
Paul's got way more experience than I, so maybe it could be true.
Nah it saw Steve hadn’t showered or shaved in days. The fish saw a mad man when the box opened.
 
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Already looking normal. Eats like a champ.

I know I know - blue light, no filter fuzzy picture. I got no foto skilz... 😕
 
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Sure is a beauty!

Hopefully it didn’t break the bank.
 
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It was reasonable for a Gem.
 

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Very nice, did you buy him online?

(Also, don't drink that chloroquine phosphate , that stuff'll kill ya... LOL)
Steve, please respond....you ok? Did you drink it?!!!
 
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Very nice, did you buy him online?

(Also, don't drink that chloroquine phosphate , that stuff'll kill ya... LOL)
Yep online. I don’t drink it. When I measure out the doses for the fish I have me a line. 🤪
 
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Gem is doing fine. Added a pair of zebra dartfish and three purple fire fish Friday.
 
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Jim the Gem Tang is doing great!

Lately I have been noticing him give me the fin’ger when I’m out in the fish room

I think he wants out of the 20g tank. He thinks the fire-fish and dart-fish have ADD plus the blue spot jaw fish is cranky.


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Jim the Gem is fixing to move from CP QT to observation for a few weeks along with his tank cohorts and some others from another 20g observation tank (3.5" blue hippo, 5" lineatus, a blue gudgeon and zebra dart.

Will need to watch to make sure Jim the Gem doesn't beat up on Dory.
 
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They all together now. Yep Jim and Dory are sparring a little bit.

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