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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I got my Copperband Butterfly fish about a week ago and it has been acting fine and even eating frozen mysis. Today I was feeding my fish and I noticed this wight spot on its tail. Is it ick?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi!, my upgrade to a 75g was successful, the tank has been running for more than two months, lost no fish or corals and tank is thriving. I bought my hippo tang in july and it was doing great , I feed a variety pellets, flakes, frozen, and seaweed and fish was healthy. About a month ago I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    So I purchased a sailfin tang two days ago and this morning his color was gone and I noticed spots but it was to faint to tell if it was ick yet or not. when I get home it is much worse and clearly ich so I went out to get a small qt to put him in. Right when I got back with the tank I watched...
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So I purchased a sailfin tang two days ago and this morning his color was gone and I noticed spots but it was to faint to tell if it was ick yet or not. when I get home it is much worse and clearly ich so I went out to get a small qt to put him in. Right when I got back with the tank I watched...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, I have a new tank that is about 1.5 months old. I have had such a wild ride with this tank and spent so much money, that i really just need to know what to do next. I am going to give a history and specs so you have all of the information and i would really appreciate some advice on what to...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello I just purchased a black ice snowflake ocellaris. Hes not too big alittle over a inch big.The petstore i got him from had is where he got the ick from or whatever it is. I thought to myself ill set up a quarantine tank for him till he gets better, I noticed hes got this reddish color...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So I have had my 40 gallon tank for over a decade and recently added another fish a month ago. I noticed small little white spots on it after 2 weeks but didn't think anything of it- dumb decision. That fish died 6 days ago and I saw my clown had developed the same white specs. I went to get ick...
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  8. Marine Depot
    Aquarium Medications: How to Treat Sick Fish Sometimes, despite our best efforts, illness can set in no matter how many precautionary measures we have taken.
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    My ocellaris has a white rash I wish to treat accordingly. Can anyone help? Cant figure out what it is.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    No sign of anything on him 3 days ago and now I see this.
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  11. General Reef Discussion
    hi i was looking at the tank and i was looking at my spotted cardinal and i noticed these 2 huge white dots one the upper fin. it looks like his fin is ripped as its not as long as the other one i have but is it itch or is it something else? no other fish have this issue and he eats fine. could...
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  12. Reef Fish
    Hello, I started a 30 gal tank about two months ago. I let it cycle for the duration, and last week I purchased a flame angel to put in it. I realize an angel might not be the best "cycling" fish, but I couldn't pass it up for the price, and the clowns in my other tank do NOT take well to other...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I just added a new addition to my tank, yes it is a clown fish. My clown fish wont eat. I also found ick/ich on him. Originally in the tank, I have a fire fish, cleaning shrimp, 2 snails and 3 live rocks. Been cycling for a month now. I don't know what to do?! I'm using a ick/ich treatment in a...
  14. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So I have had a small (about 2 inches) hippo tang that I got from my LFS about three months ago. He was in their tank for 1-2 months and was ich free at the time I picked him up. He spent 6 weeks in my QT tank during which he showed zero signs of any illness. Low and behold I pop him in my DT...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    i have a yellow tang, which is in a quarantine tank, he has ick since i don't even know how long! 2 months maybe. he has been treated with cupramine ever since but the ick is not going away. the spots are not visible, but when he is placed under the blue lights of the lamp i can see all the...
  16. Reef Fish
    HELP!! I just received a royal basket gramma yesterday as a gift. I already have a fire fish in the tank. I just noticed today that my gramma has ick!! There is nothing showing on my fire fish. The fire fish is eating normal (well he's a little fatty) and acting normal. I currently have a...
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hello, I see a lot of people complaining about ICK. I just wanted to share my experience with treating it encase it might help some of you. I encourage anyone else to chime in with their opinions or experiences. I AM IN NO WAY AN EXPERT!! This is just how I treated MY FISH. I treated, first, a...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I have a 50 gallon reef tank. I put in this royal gramma seven days ago and it has been eating and doing well. I have noticed this whitish spot on its one side. Could it be a ick?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, We had a couple of Royal Grammas that disappeared in our 30gal tank. My son thinks they had ick (there were some white spots on them-hard to see and the tail fin got ragged). So my questions are 1) What do we do about the Royal Grammas? I can see one of them in a hole in the LR, it is...
  20. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have been battling Ick for over a month now I have tried Kick-Ick and that stuff was garbage and the fish seemed to get worse:angry:, so i have decided to just take the fish out and put them in a quarantine tank and use Copper Power. ALL MY FISH ARE JUVENILES OR BABIES!!! I have 2 regal tangs...
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