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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have a solution of 0.82g/100ml and would like someone to please tell me what is the right concentration for a dip. My female Tomato Clown has a recurring fungal infection. I have been treating the whole tank but it comes back to her immediately though the male isn't yet effected. Any other...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Can you guys tell me if these are Hydroids? If they are...how do I handle this. I've read a hydrogen peroxide and then an iodine dip might work. The zoas are closed and mad. Right now now only a small piece of a frag plug I have split it affected. I can easily remove it.
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Just curious as to if anyone else does a freshwater dip to new fish before going in the aquarium? For anyone who does not know, it is simply placing a fish in freshwater for 30 seconds up to a minute or 2. This theoretically can cause osmotic shock to any parasites that are on the fish. In...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a nice size colony of zoas on a piece of rock in my tank. The Zoas were always open. Recently (about a week and a half ago) they started closing up and havent really been opening up as much as they use too. I have noticed my hermit crabs are picking at them at night so i was thinking...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys. I brought a few corals back from my dad's tank to add to my little collection. I transported them in his tank water in a sterile ice-cream bucket and put that into an insulated pouch. I got them to my home about 7 hours later and did a 15 minute dip into Coral RX pro (he has...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I did today aiodine dip for my hammer coz it started loosing flesh And its looking better after the dip So when i can dip it again ? can i dip it everyday and when to stop dipping ?
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  7. LPS Coral Forum
    hey guys! so i have a blastomussa wellsi and im about to frag it so i have many many questions... 1 should i take the whole thing off the frag disk to frag it? how? 2 how many heads should i keep together? 3 do i have to dip it if i didnt touch the flesh? 4 should i mess with the lights, flow...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I tried out an idea I had today for a new dip to kill red bugs. I had red bugs come in on a red dragon frag I got a couple months ago and I have been waiting until my 120 is up to move over all of the inverts and nuke the other tanks with interceptor... I have still been looking for a way to...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello Reefers, My reef fish have Brookynella :( I ordered Fish Vet 37%Formalin and it should be in today. Theres is 2 ways of treating the sick fish with this medicine. #1 using it as a dip and #2 dosing your entire display tank. Should i use it as a dip or a dose the entire tank? Whats more...
  10. Clams
    So my crocea clam has been acting up lately, In other threads I posted issues with trumpet corals and hammer corals and we concluded it was due to the addition of a biopellet reactor and GFO reactor too quickly... after removing the GFO and reducing the pellets all came back to normal except the...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I bought some Coral RX to get ready for some of my new and First coral for my tank. I was curious if it is okay to dip ALL coral in it before placing them in the tank? Is there any coral I Shouldn't dip with coral rx, but use Iodine dip instead? -What about xenia, frogspawn, hammerhead...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering if i do an Iodine dip on live rock (that potentially might have parasites), will it kill the good bacteria? Help me out thanks
  13. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    So I had a very nauseating experience over the weekend. Robert and I were traveling and I went into two LFS in the area we were in to look. Because of the schedule I could have gone back just before heading for home to get something if I really wanted it. Of course they had a whole bunch of...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I am getting to colonies of Acropora Cerealis today one green and one green with purple tips, they are maricultured. I know my params are good and stedy enough and my lighting is good also, but i don't know if you can dip these types of acro. i have heard you can't dip smooth skinned acro. i...
  15. Reef Fish
    Anybody ever dip a fish before putting into tank? If so, what did you dip and what did you dip it in?
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  16. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I purchased an orange shoulder tang a week ago. Shortly after I noticed my firefish and the tang had white spots. The firefish now looks to be fine and i do not see any white on the tang, but the tang still has the black spots. I read that if i don't remove all the fish from the tank it will...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I've read that you should quarantine everything! After a year of ups and downs, I agree! So how do I medicate (quarantine) a Christmas Tree Worm Coral (Porites)? If one dips corals to kill flatworms and redbugs, then wouldn't Iodine (Lugol's) harm a Christmas Tree worm?
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Im launching a last ditch effort to save my hammer. I have some iodine from Foodlion that is 2%. How much should I add to make a dip or say, 2 cups? Thanks~~
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  19. General Reef Discussion
    So the people at a LFS were selling small zoanthid frags for $5.99 plus a free frag. One of the gals there recommended a freshwater dip since they had just gotten many of them in. I've never done that and wanted to get some opinions and/or methods on doing this. Thanks!
  20. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    gota question......... will a high salinity soak or dip hurt anything on my rocks? im wanting to try to rid a few bristle worms outa my rock once we start to switch over to the 90g..... i done a high salinity soak before and it worked but i didnt have corals, colony dusters and spaghetti...
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