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    Hello everyone. I just purchased a bicolor blenny 2 day's ago. Yesterday he was fine and active and today he is hanging out by the heater. If I move the heater he will come down and swim around for a minute then go right baco to the heater. Is this normal? The tank is completely cycled and has been running for over a month and a half. Ammonia is at 0. P.H. is at 8.3. Water temp is 76 degree's. Any help is appriciated. Thank you.

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    Temp is on the chilly side. Bump it up to 79 or 80 deg f.

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    Hmm still strange behavior for 76 degrees since I don't think that's really that cold... what other tank mates do you have in there? Is the blenny hiding behind the heater or just swimming around it?
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    76 deg could be even chillier if an inaccurate thermometer is reading high? Its simple to test,turn it up a few notches and see if the fish starts hanging out lower.

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    True true, I mean that is the obvious answer lol fish hangs out in hottest part of tank, make tank hotter lol I just thought I'd poke around at other answers lol
    55g Long --> After 18mo of doing well the tank crashed during moving. Most likely cause: Flatworm Die-off... won't start another until after moving... Likely not until late 2013

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    76 seems a tad low to me as well, I have all my tanks at 78. None of my critters hang at the outputs (warmest area) as I have nothing but inline heaters or in the refugium area...
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