My Fish is nuts

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    Northstar24 The Tang Herder

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    So I came home from work today to my Achilles swimming circles around my powerhead. He is normally all over the tank

    Is this just good for a laugh, or something to be concerned about? He's been doing this for about the last 2 hours now. Oh - don't mind the chatter between my wife and I :)

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    Waddi Shenanigans? VIP Member

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    Hahahah that is so weird! But a lil funny hahah. Crazy little fella
     
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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    Okay, yeah that's weird!! I don't have a clue, but it gave me a laugh. Is anyone else in the tank acting strange?
     
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    Northstar24 The Tang Herder

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    Everyone else is acting normal, but he even ignored the seaweed sheet when I fed the tank. He NEVER ignores seaweed - I'm actually a little worried
     
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    Dana42078 Dana

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    Not sure if its normal, but kinda looked like he was rideing a wave in a way. maybe he just likes to go with the flow:)
     
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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    If you're worried about it, maybe try shutting the powerhead off or moving it (if possible) to distract him and see if he returns to normal? You could also try lights out to disrupt his behavior and see if that works!
     
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    chichimom79 reef junkie

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    That's odd, especially if he ignored feeding time. I would try the disruption methods fishy suggested.
    Thanks for the video. Pretty fish :)
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Man you got some nice fat fish :D

    OCD fish maybe? :)

    It is odd that he didn't eat. Just him, right? How long have you had him?
     
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    Northstar24 The Tang Herder

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    I have had him since October of 2011, he was held by my LFS for a month before that

    Late last night he appeared to be back to his normal self
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Maybe he swallowed a clownfish and the clownfish took over his nervous system, essentially turning him into a clownfish. :mrgreen:
     
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    Northstar24 The Tang Herder

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    My clownfish are boring - they host a rock on the back of the rock wall and you hardly ever see them
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Did you see them YESTERDAY? :mrgreen:
     
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