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  1. General Reef Discussion
    -Bought healthy looking Naso about 2 weeks ago and didn't qt (i know stupid) -Naso picked at rocks for 2-3 days and looked fine but refused to eat any food despite my best efforts -Day 3 he stopped picking at rocks and was heavily breathing , still refused any type of food i offered, but...
  2. Marine Depot
    How to Build a Fish Quarantine Tank Treat sick fish plus prevent parasites and disease from entering your display aquarium by setting up an inexpensive quarantine tank. Here's how! How to Acclimate Fish Using the Innovative Marine AccuDrip
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a small Hippo in a 10g QT. His left side fin is partly damaged. It looks infected, no other fish in tank that could have nipped. Not sure what is the infection. I have started treating the QT with: > nitroferazone - broad spectrum anti bacterial, >seachem copper treatment Questions: 1)...
  4. Marine Depot
    We've been working harder to keep the content on our blog fresh, so we thought we'd do a quick post to share some of the cool stuff we've put up lately in case you missed it! How to Replace Your RO/DI Filter Cartridges This blog post also features a video SPS Corals for Beginners, Part 2...
  5. 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.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, looking for a little advise, i currently have a 150g FOWLR tank which is home to a stars and stripes puffer, niger trigger, snowflake eel, CC starfish and clean up crew (large hermits and large snails). I know puffers like to eat inverts but right now puffer is far too small plus...
  7. Reef Fish
    :bawling: I have a Sailfin Tang and he has ben in my reef tank for over 6 years! I just noticed a couple days ago that he had ich spots! I have tried Hypo salinity, Garlic, and heard freshwater baths aren't going to help a tang but only make him more stressed! I have no room for a quarantine...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So this is the story: A few weeks ago we purchased a 12" snowflake eel and a med powder blue tang. We were originally going to house the powder blue in our 125 reef, but our other tang wasn't having it so we attempted to house him in the 55 gal with the eel(definitely risky and asking for...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So I have identified what is on my sixline wrasse. Flukes!!! I just setup a quarantine tank (QT) to treat the fish in without disturbing the corals, inverts, etc.. I am curious if I should take out all my fish (clown, blenny, chromis, and the sixline) and place them all in the QT. My hope is...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a few questions about the use of Cupramine. I just bought a new yellow tang and I have him in my QT. He's been in there for two days now and is acting appropriate and eating. There are no visible signs of disease. My first question is, should I even bother starting the...
  11. Anemones
    Hey! I have a 125 reef tank, about a year old, and I wanted to add a carpet or condylactis anemone. I only have a tomato clown, cubicus boxfish, and filefish as of now. About a week ago I used a copper-based medication to treat a mild case of Ich on the boxfish, and I am aware that anemones (and...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone!!! Has anyone used red slime remover by ultra life? If so what was your experience? I put my first dose in my tank yesterday and seems like the cyno got worse. Trying to figure out if this was normal.
  13. Reef Fish
    I have a very outgoing and deserving power blue tang that is not responding to the garlic marination of his food. He came down with this issue just a few days after going in the tank. The cleaner shrimp in the tank, as well as the blood red cleaner refuse to engage the borg...guess they are...
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