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  1. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Does anyone know what this is? I am asking everyone but i guess i am kinda waiting on you Rayjay i know this is your field of expertise. I have 2 wild caught erectus and they have been with me since December when i moved into my new house. They have there own tank alone and i started the tank...
  2. Reef Fish
    Anyone knows what happen to my blue tang?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    So im about to start moving my whole livestock out of my main DT to my QT. i have Velvet and Ich. my questions are, should i try to feed my DT for the corals during the 6 weeks my tank is empty. and my second question is does malachite green kill benifical bacteria. i plan on using copper but i...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a mimic tang that has had a bump under his skin on the side for about 4 weeks.. its been slowly looking like its working its way out of his body. yesterday i noticed that it has actually broken his skin. its right on his Lateral Line so im thinking it may be HLLE but its also only on one...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a 5inch Male Blue Jaw TriggerFish that was fine up until a month ago. He had one eye that was slightly bigger than the other and i assumed it was a minor case of pop eye. Two weeks ago the eye went down and i assumed everything was okay, he was eating like a champ, and looked really...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    my angelfish has been rubbing on rocks, and where he has been rubbing there are pale/white patches. it kind of looks like he has rubbed the colour off his side. i'm giving him a fw dip with methylene blue to see if it relieves it a bit. not sure if he is breathing fast because it's difficult to...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry this is going to be long, I just want to explain from the beginning. 30gallon Live sand A few live rocks Heater/filter Ok so we started our tank cycled it for awhile about 3 weeks (maybe longer) the guy at our LFS said we could start with some damsels, we got 5 but 2 different kinds...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Two of my grey angelfish have these odd white splotches on them, no particular pattern or area on the body. One is larger and has the most spots and the other is smaller and has only a few. They just appeared today. Does anybody know about this?Could it be a danger to my other fish?
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So for the past 5 days I have been monitoring this weird spongy transparent looking stuff moving in on my green zoas out of nowhere. The zoas have been there for months and I have not added much of anything to the tank lately. I still can't quite tell if it's affecting them since when they open...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55 gallon mixed reef and I have added some red sea sponges and until recently they were doing great. Now one of them has a thin white film that starts from the tips and seems to be creeping down to the base. Is this the way it gets rid of waste? Do I need to provide more flow? or is...
  11. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    My blenny has been acting weird lately it has been kinda biting at one of his finns and will swim and rub his side on the sand,he never scratches him self on the rocks though. There is also no white dots to be found on him and i was just wondering if it was the begining stages on Itch
  12. General Reef Discussion
    i have a toadstool leather i bought from a lfs about a week ago. the first few days it was fully extended and looked great. there was a temperature drop a few days ago when i was gone and my ato stopped working, but i fixed it before it dropped too much (maybe a 6 degree drop at most down to...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    First time with the group and first time question. I have a baby hippo tang in quarantine. Noticed yesterday 2 small spores which today have increased in size. I first attempted a fresh water dip using r/o water, buffered and at temp. The fish respirations started getting rapid after 2...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, i've recently purchased my first marine fish a yellow wrasse to go in my 220 litre tank. In the tank at present i have: 6 red legged Hermit Crabs 1 Flame Scallop 1 blue Clam numerous pieces of live rock large and small 1 inch layer of sand Every thing was going fine, all water tests...
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