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  1. General Reef Discussion
    What is this thing attached to the dorsal fin of my angelfish? see picture It is a white blob attached to it's fin. At first I thought it was a deformed dorsal spine but it's been getting bigger.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hello my tomato clown is showing a lot of discoloration and eyes very cloudy . Fish is not very active and near glass. All other fish are fine including other clown. I dont know what to do and conditioning only getting worse please help. He has been under a lot of stress from environment change...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Everything in water is fine but my Nitrate where its 40, I'm doing a quick water change right now. Coral beauty is just lying on the floor but then he tries to swim then back on the floor, he's breathing still though, what should I do to treat him? what cause this? was it my Nirtate? All my...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    two clowns, 6 chromis and a banana wrasse. Spouse says the clowns started showing little "bubbles" on their tails about a week ago. It looks to be spreading down their sides and backs. No abnormal behavior and they are eating great. No spots on any of the other fish. Am i looking at ich or...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, First of all thank you all for the informative posts here ! I have learnt so much! I have a problem with my Coral Beauty fish which after my most recent water change, ( 80Litre Tanks Changed 20Litres weekly) has begun swimming up and down the front of the glass all day very fast, and...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My yellow tang is dying i think. No apparent reasons(parameters are fine). He's at the bottom resting on a rock. I took a look with a mag glass, and no leasions, the convict tang and him had been frisky lately, showing OFF, but at one point he turned and i was able to see his other side. Clear ...
  7. Reef Fish
    I'm not sure if he hit himself or if my Yellow Tang got him , but that gash worries me. Anything i can or should do ? -Look on the lower belly between the black bars. happened last night i'd say. nothing special happened, he still eats. Fairly deep too.
  8. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, I'm very new at having fish and just noticed one of my fish has a red spot on it's back. Picture link is below. I don't even know what kind of fish it is! Can someone tell me, and let me know if you think the red spot is something to worry about, what it might be, etc? Thanks so much...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi guys, I need a little help. Does anybody know what this strange mark is on my clownfish? Almost looks like a bruise. Black and blueish. Does it look like Septicemia to anyone? his other white spot has slight reddish spots which worries me. Only one side. Let me know if the picture link...
  10. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi guys, I actually feel somewhat guilty about this being my first post here. I've looked all over the internet and read a lot of posts about problems similar to what I'm experiencing but none that are exactly the same and as my girlfriend and I take more and more measures to try to save the...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I just got a spiny box puffer shipped to me and I think its blind, it just swims and crashes everywhere then gets to a corner and stays there a while then seems like it gets tossed by the current
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I just added a mata tang to my tank. And I noticed that he has a small very small like the size of 1/2 a dime splotch on his left side. It just looks like the scales are slightly faded.... and its nothing I noticed at the store he came from.... eats well and was swimming great...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Help! So I just put it my new damsel and when it was in the bag it wasn't moving that much now in the bottom of the tank and kind of remaining hidden. It's mouth is opening and closing very fast but my new clowns are doing just fine and not harming the damsel. Should I take the damsel back? Idk...
  14. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    This morning when I came home I heard a splashing noise in my tank, one that isnt normaly there. When I turned the light on my blue damsel was going nuts at the surface of the tank. I watched it for a bit and he had lost all of his color and was acting odd. He stayed agenst the side of the...
  15. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have been looking all over the internet and really have no clue what has happened to my Clownfish. Here is a list of the fish I have: 2 True Percula Clownfish 2 Green Chromis 1 Algae Blenny 1 Diamond Goby 1 Coral Beauty 1 Six Line Wrasse The Tank is a 75 Gallon DT with a 15 gallon Sump and...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I recently purchased a batfish from my LFS. Its just a baby still probably 3 inches. He seems to be acting a little weird but im not sure if its just his natural behavior. He seems to be hanging out near the top of the tank kinda floating sideways. If I approach the tank he...
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    We've only had our little 15 gallon tank for a few weeks now and our little clown fish looks like it has a few spots on it and the fins look a little ragged. What might this be and what should I do?
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have a small baby blue tang and today I added a new powerhead to my aquarium. I dont know if that has to do with anything but my fish is now laying on its side on the ground in the corner of my tank. He is breathing rapidly and appears to be "panting". HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  19. Tank Specs
    30 gallon tank, protein skimmer, heater, temp at 78.6. all have good flow one power head. 25lbs live rock, one torch, one frogspawn one hammer one anemone rose bulb tip none of these are touching, a clown fish, a diamond golbe, a fire angel (up till this morning) one emerald crab, one cleaner...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so my tank is doing something crazy. I've already lost my angle and I fear I'm going to lose my clown. My clown has stringy stuff hanging from him. What can I do to save him?
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