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    Question Tang Hippo FADING

    I bought a tang hippo 2 weeks ago all ok

    tonight I notice that the blue color that was dark Blue is now fading to a light to white blue ?????????

    Please advise

    I will try to take a photo later

    Thank you

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    You might find my response weird but give him PEDIAVIT, it's baby vitamin. add not more than 5 drops on nori or flakes....do not add to water.
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    Both my tangs do this either when they fight a bit or the lights go out and especially when they go to bed.

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    Fading colors when not related to just waking up just gone to bed or territory defense is almost always a sign that the diet is not of high enough quality or is not mixed enough.
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    I give cyclopeze to my fish in flakes and in powder do you suggest something else or more?

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    Yeah my blue tang fades a bit when the lights are out for a long period of time. During the day, it turns dark blue (the way it should be.)
    I've always fed all of my fish with a combination of Formula One, baby brine shirmp (frozen), and dried seaweed. Tangs go crazy for the seaweed, especially when you use a veggie clip. That's the only thing I can think of right now.

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    It gave me a scare it is mow back to normal!!!!

    Can you give leatuce to the fish???

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    Cool

    lettuce? no , use NORI. the sheets of roasted seaweed available at most chinese grocers.
    hippo tangs can flash or fade colors at an instant. so can achilles tangs. but diet is a concern if your talking about lettuce. they also like meaty foord like mysis and blood worms and just about any good flake food.

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    use Omega pellets they make them sooo dark and vivid
    Rich in vitamines
    as JR said meatie foods really help
    anything in a (raw) frozen seafood mix will do excellent!
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