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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So I’ve just had my first absolute disaster of reef keeping in 7 years which has literally nuked my entire fish tank. :bawling: I’m looking for advice or any assistance available. So the story goes I have been keeping a community reef aquarium since 2013. I had tried to keep things as normal...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I fed my fish the night before and everyone ate. Then I wake up the next morning with more than half of them dead or dying. I have a 150 gallon tank with a 1' eel maybe a couple inches bigger, a harlequin tusk, sailfin tang, emperor angel, bicolor angel, koran angel. All the angels are juvenile...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I don't think he has much time. I noticed my Pearscale Butterfly fish -stopped eating yesterday. Will not eat anything. - lost some of his anal/dorsal fin it seems to just be disappearing - He will not go down into the rocks like he used to, where he hid under the ledges. - He seams to be...
  4. Freshwater Discussion
    Hey guys, this is what I treat my koi fish that was infected by bacteria when there is no available anti-bacteria medication in the pet store watch it here tetracycline for fish
  5. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hi all, First time post. :fish: I have a Nano Marine tank with 3 corals, a Scarlet Skunk Cleaner Shrimp and a Black Common Seahorse. For about 2 weeks now, the seahorse has had a visible disease/issue with his eye, and it does not appear to be getting better. I have attached photos for a...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi there reefing community, I am on day 21 of my quarantine with a coral beauty angel. I did two rounds of prazipro and a 14 day period of cupramine. I raised the copper level slowly to a level of about .35-.4. I just backed off the cupramine by doing a big water change and put in...
  7. Marine Depot
    Infographic: The Life Cycle of Marine Ich Understanding the life cycle of Ich makes the disease easier to treat!
  8. Reef Fish
    Hi All, I have a 135 gallon educational tank in a middle school and the yellow tang has a tattered or eroded dorsal fin. I'm feeding high quality food, including algae sheets (which I don't think it touches honestly). It's eating well otherwise and on average only one fish seems to be even a...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I bought a yellow tang 4 days ago, it looked very healthy at the store swimming normally. when i brought it home it was on laying on its side. I figured it was because of stress but didnt add him to my display tank. since i dont have a quarantine set up yet i put him to my 80 gallon reef only...
  10. LPS Coral Forum
    I recently received an hollywood stunner that someone owned for 6 years. I put the stunner in my tank and the first 2 weeks it was Brite green. At the beginning of the third week I began getting partial white slime on it. Over the next week this white slime began to get stuck on my coral and now...
  11. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Over the past two weeks, my tank has been infected with some kind of parasite or disease. I don't think it is ick because my fish don't have whitespots. I don't think it is velvet because the spread has been slow and the body doesn't' have have the powder sugar look. I at first lost a flasher...
  12. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I picked up two tank bred ocellaris clowns from the LFS on Saturday, and one of them isn't looking too good. There are tiny white dots on its head and body, but they aren't in the same spots now and look sort of like bubbles? When I turned on the light in the morning, it came to this position in...
  13. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a four foot tank with perfect water parameters (60gal) I added a blue tang to the tank (Already have 2 clowns, 3 cromis and a angel ) Anyone have a good cure to the disease ?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello guys! It's been quite a while since I have been on here. Just been taking a break is all. For the most part I've just been letting my tank be, but I did get some new fish recently which is always fun! I've decided that I need to set up a QT though and I need some advice. I don't QT...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi fellow reefers I have been reading and reading about ich for the last 2 weeks now... and im sooo confused... my story is simple (i think) have a 125G with 30g sump , skimmer , 2 200w heaters and chaeto.. i have alot of coral hammers , frogspawns, montis, acans, bubbles , starpolys , zoos alot...
  16. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, I am new here. Just recently started up a 125 gallon salt water tank. I have had it about 3 months now after the cycle. I have 2 Clownfish, 1 blue/green chromis, yellow tang and a blue tang. All of the fish Were fine for a while until I added a pepermint shrimp from a bad fish store...
  17. "Soft" corals
    Hi Guys- hoping someone can help me figure out what is popping up all over my red mushrooms. They look like small, translucent, flat mushrooms. My discos don't seem to be bothered in the least, but I am. The little guys have been around for about 10 days, seem to be becoming more numerous, but...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hey y'all, recently made an account on TRT because honestly, the feedback on this forum seems a lot more positive than that of ReefCentral and any other site. I apologize in advance for my horrible, messy writing lol. I have a 90 gallon that's been set up for two months that currently has...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    two clowns, 6 chromis and a banana wrasse. Spouse says the clowns started showing little "bubbles" on their tails about a week ago. It looks to be spreading down their sides and backs. No abnormal behavior and they are eating great. No spots on any of the other fish. Am i looking at ich or...
  20. SPS Coral Forum
    I took a look at my tank this evening and noticed the crazy looking bubbly slime stuff in the picture. I believe the acro was maricultured. I only gave it a half hearted dip prior to putting it in the tank. It appears to have fern caulerpa or some other macro algae that hitched hiked with it...
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