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  1. General Reef Discussion
    i have not dealt with new corals in a while in a system that was not a test system and am wondering what the current pests that plague corals (mainly SPS, but would like to know of others) now. in the past red bugs and nudibranchs were the big pests. are they still a concern. are there...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry for continually asking about this and the not-so-great pictures (below), but last night I noticed red bugs around the base of my green acro. It looks like they are causing STN. For the past week or so it has been browning, and I initially thought it wasn't liking the light it was in, so I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone I was wondering if I could get some help here. I noticed the other day that I have red bugs pretty bad and a lot of my corals I cant take out to dip. I need to find a way to treat the whole tank and I cant find interceptor anywhere. I heard about trifexis but not sure if I can dose...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Well guys, in just 2 days, I've a few problems thrown in my face. First off, yesterday I noticed my only acro has red bugs on it. What steps should I take to get rid of them? I also just noticed my porcelain crab was dead. It is not a molt. My starfish was eating it, so I took it off and looked...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have encountered red bugs before but it was on new corals and a simple dip and QT before adding them to my DT did the trick. It is years later now and I have seen them again....The funny thing is, I have literally ONE---- SPS CORAL. It is a VERY small sps coral that has three branches...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I tried out an idea I had today for a new dip to kill red bugs. I had red bugs come in on a red dragon frag I got a couple months ago and I have been waiting until my 120 is up to move over all of the inverts and nuke the other tanks with interceptor... I have still been looking for a way to...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I got red bugs... 2 of my acros don't have very good PE but still look to be ok, and 1 colony is bleaching. I need interceptor!!! PLEASE PM ME IF YOU HAVE ANY I need 1 large pill (23 mg of milbemycin) to treat my tank.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone, today was looking at the corals in my frag tank and noticed my acropora had red little dots on it, then i looked a little closer and noticed that they looked like little red bugs:angry: i need help please!
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Can red bugs hitch in on snails? A friend asked me today and I really wasn't sure. The scene: coral trade at a club meeting. - member gets a frag home calls owner of frag and says I found red bugs on your frag. If a person were to get snails from the owner of the frag that has red bugs is it...
  10. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I have been warned by many people to be sure I dont get these bad bugs. I dont have them, but does anyone know anything about the dragonface pipefish? Ive been looking at redbugs and what they do...then I ran across this guy, supposedly he eats them. Anyone heard of it before? I know they are...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, i have one coral that has not shown any polyps yet out of my new batch, it is my tyree lime in the sky. after looking closely at it i noticed these small little yellowish/brown bugs on it. not a whole lot, but enough to make me wonder if they were these red bugs i keep hearing about...
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