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    He would have got close enough to the anemone to touch it, at which point the anemone's feeding response would have kicked in, grabbing the tang. As the vampire tang is about 7 inches, he is big enough to wiggle himself free, but the anemone's tentacles would have stung him and damaged his scales causing the injury.

    If you ever watch a clown fish swim, you will see they have a little different motion to them. This helps them not to trigger the anemone's feeding repose or get stung.
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    I am sorry for your Tang, but glad to hear s/he is doing better. Fishmommie, never stupid questions, I was wondering the same thing.
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    Hoping the tank heals up quickly and completely....
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    I think that our salt water creatures are close to what we think of alien life forms. So very interesting.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff View Post
    He would have got close enough to the anemone to touch it, at which point the anemone's feeding response would have kicked in, grabbing the tang. As the vampire tang is about 7 inches, he is big enough to wiggle himself free, but the anemone's tentacles would have stung him and damaged his scales causing the injury.

    If you ever watch a clown fish swim, you will see they have a little different motion to them. This helps them not to trigger the anemone's feeding repose or get stung.
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    We know so little of the life in our ocean, it is very alien to us.
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    Hope he heals up. Poor guy - stay away from the anemone!!!
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    Glad the tang got away! A 7" fish would be quite a filling meal.. no wonder the carpet is grumpy! He lost both his Thanksgiving and Christmas meal in one shot.. Lol.
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    Thanks Guys

    The tang is starting to look better now. His scales and skin seam to be healing nicely. I have my bother in law completing daily 30% water changes for me and I have a UV running for a little while to help with the healing process. I have also add a vitamin soak to the food. Not to sure how much that will help, but a lot of people swear by it in situations like this.

    I will try and get a few pics later this weekend
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    I'm glad to hear that he's doing better. Thank you for posting the update. I'm happy your brother in law is able to help out with the water changes. I hope that you are doing better too and able to enjoy your tank and new kitty.

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    Ditto to what showmebutterfly said. It's good that the tang is better and good for your bil for pitching in.
    Hope you're up to those W/C's soon
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