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lateral line disease

  1. Atlanta Reef Club
    I finally got my season pass and took the GF there yesterday. Awesome! I noticed that alot of the fish in the largest tank look a little torn up. Some are missing parts of their fins, others are loosing scales on their faces.....some just look likr theyve been beat up.... what gives?
  2. TCMAS
    Ok, so I came home with my brother over at my house with a Purple tang acclimating in the sump....... He says happy birthday, my birthday is Oct. 12th mind you.... So I take a look at him and grimmace, I have a 29g tank. The tang is small about 3" long so its not a adult yet. thats the first...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Last week I had a post about my yellow tang. I am treating him for a bacterial infection. So far great results (knock on wood). But now I'm noticing signs of lateral line disease. How should I deal with this problem? He is still in the Q tank and Id like to address this ASAP.
  4. Classified Archives
    soon i will have nearly six 1" black bulkheads for sale. also included will be four locline bendable nozzles. these are heavily coated in coralline algae, so if youd like to have some loclines that dont stick out in a tank already with lots of coralline, these may be what youre looking for...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I just noticed several red blotches or spots maybe even veins on my yellow tang. Especially around his gills and face. He's eating fine and seeems healthy? Any ideas??
  6. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    Ive put some lights over my tank, and theres no wires in the or anything, but for some reason when i touch the water i get shocked....i can taouch the tank but not the water. I had a friend touch the water and nothing happens to him, its just like normal, but when i touch it i get...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    anybody have any good pics of Hole in Head or Lateral line disease? I have a grouper with a small white area in the middle of his head and want to compare it with a photo of a positive diagnosis. His "wound" is white, just on the surface, and is not yucky looking. Its not deep and doesn't...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Some pics from my new camera Nikon Coolpix 4300
  9. General Reef Discussion
    My kole tang seems a little hyperactive the last several days, and has some developed some markings that look like scrape or bruise or scuff marks. First, it was along what would be like the narrow bridge of its nose or there's a mark on one side. It is eating healthy, no...
  10. Diseases,Fish
    My apologies if I am posting this in the wrong spot, the forum sure has changed since I last visited. My Yellow Tang is not eating. His eyes look clear, no white spots or black spots, no red veins and his fins look fine. I feed him a clip of green seaweed every day for browsing and at dinner I...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    C'mon.... someone needs to keep me awake... I just rearranged my tank and am getting a bit of a headache... Gotta love coral chemical warfare... :-/
  12. Equipment, Start-up, and Education Archive
    My Naso gobbles up romaine lettuce constantly. One leaf only lasts 3 days. Am I feeding too much by constantly having the lettuce available? In addition to the lettuce I feed Formula Two cubes (algea gel) twice a week.
  13. Fish Archive
    Whoever has a tang or multiple tangs, can ya take some pics and post them? Just for fun.:)
  14. General Reef Discussion
    OK. it's been a while since I checked in and I've made several changes to my 40g tank and would like some feedback on next steps--spending more money... First, thanks for the advice re: lateral line disease--I did find out that it was "stray voltage" affecting Trudy tang--(6" Sailfin) she's...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all and especially electricians, We have, in my opinion, a serious electrical leak in our 125G FOWLR tank. No one in the family can feel it but me, and only around my cuticles that have slight cuts. If I touch the tank water or wet parts of the sump (plastic or otherwise) I get a HUGE...
  16. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    Hey folks, I'd like to put together an order from Brine Shrimp Direct ( for the following items: Tahitian Blend Golden Pearls - 20 to 80 um sizes Selco Basically, if there are eight people who will pool order the stuff with me, we can purchase larger...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I'm currently switching my 180 from a FO to a Reef Tank. I would like a special fish that will be reef compatible and yet get large. In particular, I would love to have a fish with a personality. Any recommendations will be appreciated.
  18. General Reef Discussion
    ok, you all got down on me for having to many tangs(only have 1 big one and the rest are babies) in my 110. im wondering why,if they all get along and are small enough. i am planning a 500 gallon tank within a year or so and moving the tangs into that not sure i understand how many tangs...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Does anybody use the new method from ecosystem aquarium or nows of anybody that is using and if so what is it like does it work etc.....Ecosystem
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hi!Thank You for clicking onto my topic. I have a 90 gal. reef tank. I bought more than a week ago the following fish 1 Yellow tang 1 Kole Tang 1 Naso Tang I tried to feed them the following on a lettuce clip. Romain Lettuce Tang-oGo (seaweed from Hawaii) The yellow and the kole barely picked...