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    Hippo Tang is Hyperactive

    Dont know if this qualify has a disease but my hippo tangfor the past 2 or 3 days keeps going from one side to the other in my tank really fast and from right to left he is rubbing himself on the glass... I've been looking at him and he seems OK, (no slime, fogus, ich or anything) oh and he eats like a PIG, he eats alot... My yellow tang is doing find, picking at rocks all day and he use to swim with the hippo.... I dont know what the hippo has, he was in my QT for 8 weeks with a mild sign of ich in the first week... been in the tank for 3 weeks, almost 4...

    I find him veggy flakes, nori, mysis and brine shrimps...

    Is this normal?

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    anyone????

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    Maybe it just likes the semi open space? Is there alot of flow in that area? Mine seems to enjoy swimming directly in the Tunze's flow.

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    sound pretty normal. they'll sometimes spar with there reflection and now you see how some tangs realy need lots of space to cruise. hippos love to bolt like that. I've recently opened up a big corner of my tank for cruizing space for my hippo and orange shoulder.

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    ok tanks, no its a spot with praticly no flow, I'm waiting for my new seios (hint IJO)

    he does go in front of the MaxiJet and swin for 30 mins in front, I found that kinda funny

    thanx for the reassurance

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