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  1. joyceface

    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    OK. I know I'm gonna regret asking, but does anyone here know anything about this stuff?
     
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    gwartney Naturally Autodidactic Gold

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    There was a thread on this a couple of months ago. Somebody on here is into it big time. I'm trying to remember who it is. His tanks are beautiful.
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    some people do, yes.
     
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    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    OK cool. Thought I was gonna get clobbered. We have two nano reef tanks for a couple of months and I'm having a problem with this guy:
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    sorry,can't help you.
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    he has the measles
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    stop feeding him lemons
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    that fish poses for pictures like schmoopy
     
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    Symptoms?

    I see signs of Cryptocaryon irritans or Oodinium in that pic. :coffee:
     
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    Joyce, is this another homework question? :no:
     
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    Daveindiego Well-Known Member VIP

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    Jesus, why don't you just set your wallet down in the garage, and take an aceteleyne torch to it.

    Hope you like watching expensive fish die.

    :c
     
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    I'm pretty certain that its The Cunt who has saltwater reef tanks. I haven't seen him in a few days, so hopefully this will compel him to post again.
     
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    Could be trouble. He formally resigned from the board the other day when he was jailed. He posted some beautiful photos of his tanks.
     
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    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    Yep yep that's what I think it is. But I have snails and crabs and live rock/sand in there. I don't know if I should treat the tank or flush the fish???

    acagirl - working on homework assignment: historical event from the 1980s, was thinking of doing the Achille Lauro terrorist attack. What do you think? 8th grad social studies.
     
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    Capn Crud has reef tanks
     
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    that'd be a good one actually. I was just starting to take interest in the news back then and lived in Ireland, I wonder how much different the commentary on it was over here.

    Anyway I'm already afraid for you when that kid hits high school :scared:


    good luck with the fishies dudette.
     
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    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    He has a lot of white spots that look like salt crystals on him, like you could flake them off if you tried. Swimming fine, eating fine. Other fish in the tank are a Yashia Goby, pistol shrimp, pygmy angel fish, some pompom crabs, and some hermit crabs and red starfish and turbo snail.
     
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    Too bad....I really liked him. Thank you for the heads up. :toptip:
     
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    Yup Cryptocaryon irritans, sometimes called Ick, or yellow dust... Do you have a hospital tank setup? I don't recommend treating a sick fish in your main tank.

    Also...

    Do you have a master test kit and do you know your parameters, if so post them. I also see signs of fin rot, it could also be a water quality issue.

    How bit is the tank? How often are you doing water changes and what percentage are you changing?
     
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