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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So I am having an outbreak of what I believe to be marine velvet in my 120 gallon reef tank. I am still slightly unsure, but that seems to be what it looks like. I plan on getting a 55 gallon QT to fit all my fish for treatment, but I am curious about the best treatment for this? There seems to...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Introduction: Hi, I'm new to these forums, but not to fishkeeping. I've kept freshwater for years with no problems. However after careful research I've taken the dive into saltwater. If you wish not to read the entire post but still want to contribute, feel free to read the "TL;DR" section...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    About 2 weeks ago I added another beautiful fish from my wish list, an emperor angle juvenile, about 5 inches long. Very happy with my purchase. Looked in good shape, would even eat from my hand. I noticed this fine white dust on him, even on his eyes. Not ich, been there before with my first...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I was helping a buddy with his tank the other day because he just recently lost a clown fish. As i was looking over his other livestock (which isn't much) I noticed his other clown fish diving at the sand and rubbing against it. I came back 2 days later and noticed his clown fish had a white...
  5. 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...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So a few weeks ago, my fish came down with what I was positive was ick. I treated them for it and it seemed to be gone. But about a week later it was back and the next day my flame angel died followed by all but four of my fish. My male clownfish is already not gonna make it even if I do find...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I bought this powder brown and he has been eating good and seemed very happy this has slowly come on and i don't know what it is. I am reallly worried about loosing all the fish in my tank because I really don't have the money to replace them not only that i just really don't want any fish to...
  8. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    The day I will never forget. 10/11/12! Came home to find my whole tank is completely infected with MV. It has a pretty strong grip on several of my fish. The clowns took a fresh water dip and are now back in the QT. I have seven more to catch. How long do we feel the DT should go fish free for...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    My Blue Tang has marine velvet and my 2 Yellow Damsels are getting it. I have a quarantine tank but I can't catch them (too fast.) What can I do???
  10. General Reef Discussion
    My flame angelfish has these whitish blotches around its mouth. I just noticed them a few minutes ago. It also has some pale, but not as noticeable, blotches on its body. Is this marine velvet? I have never encountered it before. I have a uv sterilizer which is supposed to help treat it. I will...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I am currently treating my tank for some sort of parasite or fungus. I am unsure exactly what it is....seems to look the most like Marine Velvet. It was brought into the tank by a new bicolor angel that I regretfully did not QT first. (lesson learned). I lost my dottyback overnight after pulling...
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