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  1. "Soft" corals
    Hey Guys, My tank is a little over 6 months old. Salinity is typically between 1.023 - 25. Two weeks ago, after seeing some major coraline growth, I decided to begin the adventures of corals. Parameters seem within range: 480 calcium, 80-82pH, 0 ammonia, 0 nitrite, nitrate is typically 15-20...
  2. Reef Fish
    Help! I got a new watchman goby on Sunday, and everything looked great! He is a smaller fish in comparison to the rest of my tank, but seemed to settle in nicely. He has been eating fine, and took up residency in the front corner of the tank. Today when I checked on him, he was covered in...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I had my tank about 7 months. I have a clown fish that i had about 2 months, a week ago he was very active and eating well. About 4 days ago it started to hide, and not eat. Today he started swimming around, i noticed he only had one white spot ( probably ich) and white string poop. What is the...
  4. Reef Fish
    Hi, This is my first time posting but I am always on this site. The members are great and the information is endless........ I have a maroon clown that I've had for four months. Since the beginning of the week he has been developing white blotches/spots on body. There are no spots on fins or...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    [solved] White things ID help please I normally just scrape these off, but what are they? EDIT: They are Spirorbid worms
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Here's another image of them at night. Notice the tan one on the right. It's open now. Are these some kid of tunicates or something? I think they are the culprits for the little white dots showing up on my rock. I posted 2 other pics yesterday.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi. I have white barnacle like invertebrates growing on my rock. It looks like the larger ones under my mushroom corals have released larvae. These little white dots, with hard white shells are showing up everywhere. Are they barnacles? or what? I'm not sure what to do about them. Thanks for...
  8. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hello everyone, Alright, so i started my reef tank with a clarkii clownfish. He was beautiful and amazing. After some time i bought a bicolor angelfish, from another fish store which should be very good. But then it started to get white spots. I thought it was ich at first, so i fed them...
  9. Pin Head White Spots On Glass

    Pin Head White Spots On Glass

    Does anyone know what the hard white spots on the still photo are? They are not random..... Alive?
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I just purchased 2 clownfish a few days ago. they stayed paired a couple of days, did not eat right away, but today they have been allover the tank, and eathing and active. BUT I noticed today a few small white spots on each. mostly near the head, and on fins. maybe 6 or 7 on each. tiny...
  11. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    im new to raising fish or any pets. First of my wife bought two little turtles and it came with a tiny little box. I felt it needed more spaces so i got a used 30 gallon tank. I let the turtles sit in there for about two days and went and bought some fish. I use the used gravels from the guy i...
  12. Reef Fish
    2 Days ago my clownfish stopped hosting it's anemone and started to swim close to the surface. As I was observing it, it didnt go to the surface to breathe so my nitrates is not up... But now, it has white filmy spots all over it, its not ich. I know that for sure. Atm its swimming with its head...
  13. Crustaceans
    I have a few red legged hermit crabs in my 75 gallon tank there shells are starting to get white raised spots on them there on nothing else that I can see in the tank they look like they may be barnacles it's a pretty new tank been going for almost 2 months what are they
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, i have a 30 gallon tank with 2 clownfish, 1 boxfish , 3hermit crabs and 1 scooter fish and bunch of live rocks. My tank is 50 days old. I had some damsels before but i returned them to get these fish couple days ago. I have Amonia:0 Nitrite: 0- 0.25 ph:8.2 and Nitrate:10 ppm i...
  15. Freshwater Discussion
    Came home today and noticed white bubble looking things in and around mouth of cichlid. Does not look like ich at all. We bought it young and have had it for over a year with no problems. Added a suckerfish about a month ago and it disappeared without a trace after 2 weeks. Cichlids aren't big...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone... I have had some major troubles with my tank over the past few weeks. I've lost nearly every single one of the fish I had (4 total/3 deaths). All for seemingly different reasons. The latest occurrence, was me coming home to my Sailfin Tang that I have had for 2 years now, dead...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Im getting a lot of white spots on all my rocks in the tank. Mostly on the rock covered in nasty brown algae but some on the coraline covered rocks. Im going through the "uglies" right now so thats why there is the brown algae. I just want to know what the white means? All my parameters are...
  18. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Can anybody please help me ID these white stuff growing on the rocks. At first I thought it was nothing until recently, I noticed it multiplied really fast. This pic is about a month after I setup my tank. This rock is from an old aquarium. It already has 5-10 spots before I moved it a month ago.
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I would like to take this time to make this thread an informational and educational and even a thread to post cures,fixes and even what doesnt work for Marine Ich I did indeed see that TOTS started a thread in the disease section but the general section seems to be where the most ICH related...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Fairly new tank 6 months. 30 gallons, 30 lbs of LR, all water parms good. Got a bicolor angel last week, 5 days later noticed him swim little funny and belly looked bloated. Day 6 covered in white spots ( see picture). Is it ich, parasites? He seemed to eat off of LR prior to finding this.
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