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    Brown algae issue, Jun 19, 2018 at 8:27 AM
  1. HotRocks

    Welcome to R2R! Great Place, Great People, tons of great info!

    Can you upload a picture and then maybe the #reefsquad can help.
  2. Help need or getting out the hobby, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:29 PM
  3. Maritimer

    Welcome to Reef2Reef, Hail_Kat_Reef. Let's see if we can get you some relief.

    WV Reefer's absolutely right about setting up a QT / Hospital tank. As long as there are fish in your display, you're going to have problems with ich, and as long as there are corals and inverts in your fish tank, you won't be able to treat the fish with anything that'll eliminate the parasite.

    There's good news, though - if you can remove all of your fish to a separate tank - how big that needs to be will depend on the fish; you might be able to do it with something like a 40-breeder - and keep them out for 76 days, any ich organisms in your display tank will die of starvation.

    With your corals and inverts safely over in the display, the fish in your quarantine tank can be successfully treated with either ionic (Cupramine) or chelated (Coppersafe, Copper Power) copper or Chloroquine Phosphate to eliminate the parasite from the fish. There's no reef-safe ich treatment that _works_, so you'll need both tanks to make it happen - but you _can_ make it happen.

    Here's a link to an article by our own @Humblefish regarding ich, its lifecycle and its treatments: https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/ich-cryptocaryon-irritans.191226/#post-2192627

    Other than reducing nutrients or perhaps shortening your daily lighting schedule, I haven't got much to offer in the battle against GHA - but perhaps a member of the #reefsquad will.

    ~Bruce
  4. long tentacle anemone help, Jun 17, 2018 at 8:03 PM
  5. MSB123

    I would separate them, but that may not be the best idea. #reefsquad
  6. Candy cane Coral, Jun 17, 2018 at 5:05 PM
  7. Fudsey

    Welcome to R2R ! ! ! #welcometor2r

    Let's get more eyes on this #reefsquad
  8. Whats wrong with this fish ???, Jun 17, 2018 at 1:30 PM
  9. Jason mack

    Im posting this for a friend .. her english is not Very good ... any help would be apriciated

    #reefsquad
    #Humblefish
    #redfishbluefish

  10. Weird torch, Jun 15, 2018 at 7:26 PM
  11. Some sort of worm, Jun 15, 2018 at 2:53 PM
  12. Importing Coral from Canada, Jun 15, 2018 at 3:13 AM
  13. JoshH

    #Reefsquad anyone have any experience with this?
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