copper

  1. J

    Anyone here use oodonex

    Okay so due to Australia’s shipping laws tightening up I haven’t been able to find cupramine or really any copper medications at any of my lfs. The only thing I’ve been able to get my hands on is oodonex by aqua sonic. Has anyone had any experience with this? is it worth getting or should I try...
  2. F

    ICH

    Hello all, had an ich outbreak in my DT and moved all of my fish to a hospital tank. 1 month of copper treatment, but my yellow tang stopped eating and couldn’t swim upright so I had to move him back to my DT to figure it out whats going on with him) 1 week in DT and he does not have any white...
  3. BaileyB

    Question on QT!

    So I have my QT ready for my fish going in my 145. Currently just observing before adding more fish later this week. These this list if fish have been in the tank now for 10 days Currently I have: Flame Angel One spot foxface baby hippo tang (size of a quarter) Royal grama Engineer goby...
  4. Davar93

    Treating with copper & quarantine

    Hey guys just to make sure I am doing this right and got my mass right as I do not want to kill any fish. I am using this for a quarantine tank that I have set up for some new fish that I got who look good but Wanna qt still. I am looking to treat 7 gallons and want to read 2ppm? So 70 drops...
  5. KGV

    Quarantine poll

    Most of us believe that quarantining your fish is the best approach to avoid diseases wiping out our entire tank. I think most will agree on that. But ... does it also safe more fish lives overall?
  6. Ocean_dreamer89

    Copper Power and Cloudy Eye

    Hey y'all! I'm looking for some guidance. I currently have a Coral Beauty in a QT. I got the fish on 2/14/20 and a few days later noticed some white spots on it's forehead area. I wanted to give the fish a chance to acclimate to its new environment and it was eating like a pig and swimming...
  7. O

    ICP Test Copper?

    Hey guys over the past 6 months I’ve lost 70% of my SPS from what I assumed was a huge OD on Vibrant. I’m still losing pieces today. I just received my ICP test for the RODI water I use and it indicated .5 ppb copper. So copper poising symptoms match my issue and I’m wondering if that amount is...
  8. E

    QUAR Q: COPPER OR CHLOROQUINE?

    My 250g (total) fish only system has been up for about six or seven months. In the first week of June I will be transferring all the fish into a 550g system. When I started I bought 13 fish and added a quarantine dose of either Copper Power or Cuprimine (I have forgotten which). 8 have...
  9. D

    Torn on hippo tang treatment

    ive been quarantining this hippo tang for 2.5 months now and everything else ive quarantined (in different tanks) that i bought at the same time as the hippo had been fully cured and are now in the DT. sadly i cant say the same thing for the hippo. the hippo has been a pig, eating alot, since...
  10. MiloSyko

    EMERGENCY Rescuing Hippo Tang from Petco for a Youtube Documentary

    Backstory So I’m working on a youtube documentary on why you shouldn’t support Petco. When I was visiting stores to record videos, I found a severely hurt Hippo tang that was on the edge of death. It was pretty obvious the 2 large Clarkis were beating her up even took a chunk of her tail off...
  11. leejoohoonie

    potential ich treatment? (need some second opinions)

    Hello Reef2reef community! I wanted to start a thread pertaining to a research paper that I found online about C.irritans and a potential treatment option. Here is a link to the document -> https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6344632/pdf/AEM.01982-18.pdf In their abstract, they...
  12. zatch

    The complete $48 Quarantine Tank Setup! (That you can pickup from Petco Today)

    One of the big concerns people seem to have with Quarantine Tanks is the additional cost. After dropping hundreds to thousands of dollars on a Display Tank, the last thing many might be inclined to do is buy another set of equipment that they will only use infrequently... After a trip to Petco...
  13. A

    Labout Fairy Wrasse in QT

    I have a Labout Fairy Wrasse in QT and I was hoping for some advice on prophylactic treatment. It is currently in a 10 gallon qt tank that has been running for the past 3 months so it should be well cycled. It is day 2 and it has been eating well so far. I bought GC and Copper Power but am...
  14. Noob_Sam

    juvenile emperor angelfish QT?????????????????????????

    Hello, I just had a quick question are juvenile emperor angelfish copper safe? if not how should I QT them? I will use Copper Power @ 2.0 for 14 days. I tried to look up answers but there wasn't a yes or no answer. Also will it be ok with a blue tang and a 3 inch coral beauty angelfish? I think...
  15. VanCityReef

    Can you mix copper and prazi?? Clownfish & 6-Line

    Hey guys, I'm currently quarantining two small clownfish and one small 6-line wrasse. Over the course of a week I have slowly been bringing them up to therapeutic levels of copper. I am noticing that both clowns have white stringy poop which, (feel free to correct me if I am wrong) are symptoms...
  16. Stu_Tanks

    Ich in the DT! Need advice.

    Hello all! As you saw in the title of my thread, I’ve had an Ich outbreak in my Red Sea reefer 350. Livestock: Tomini Tang Two Spot Tang 2 clownfish 1 Cardinal fish This started a little over a week ago. I was closely observing my tank and noticed white sugar like specs on my two spot tang...
  17. J

    Clownfish Scratching Question...

    Hello! I recently had an ich outbreak in my DT. When that happened, I setup a QT tank, and treated the fish in Copper Power for 30 days (2.0 - 2.5 concentration), and PraziPro for 10 days. Then, while my DT tank continues to be fallow, I put the clownfish into a sterile larger tank with PVC...
  18. Noob_Sam

    QT Invertebrates and green mandarine

    Hello, So I wanted to get a couple more snails and crabs for my reef tank but I don't want the risk of them bringing parasites into my tank. I know ich and velvet cant live on them but I heard that it can live for some time on their shells? Is this true? and I wanted to know how do I QT them...
  19. D

    Should i wait for copper? And how to treat fins

    So I've just gotten 4 fish, 2 clownfish, a hippo tang, and a flasher wrasse. The hippo and flasher are in the same tank. The flasher helps the hippo feel more comfortable to feed and when its out the hippo is out. They are in a quarantine tank. They have been eating really well (day 3 now) and...
  20. Reef Kinetics

    Copper in aquariums

    Different parasites infect both freshwater and marine aquarium tanks, and many of these cause mass mortality among aquarium fish and invertebrates. Copper has been used effectively to treat algae and parasites infection. It works by entering into the parasitic cells, damaging their cell...
  21. Mrsjesrobertson

    Help please- tang on bottom of tank after ich/copper

    I’m gonna try and make this short, but it’s been a long journey. Mae started our 75gal in June, it was cycled and started slowly adding fish in July. In September we noticed several of our fish had white spots which we believe to be ICH and our LFS (where we purchased all fish) gave us some...
  22. Noob_Sam

    Buying New fish. Trying to prevent another velvet outbreak.

    Hello, So 4 months ago I had a bad marine velvet outbreak which I lost 70% of my fish. The remaining that survived I treated them witch copper for 30 days and left my DT fishless for 80 days. So now I am buying new fish every two weeks. I already bought a coral beauty, pair of clowns and some...
  23. Lennon's Reef

    Is this ich?

    I recently noticed little white spots on my four red spot glass cardinals (Apogon parvulus). I treated for internal parasites (more on that later) and when that didn’t work I assumed it might be ich and moved all of my fish (the 4 cardinals, a Helfrich’s firefish, and a pink streaked wrasse) to...
  24. R

    Fish showing signs of flukes while in copper!

    Hi guys I need help! I have 6 fish in a 40cub qt, tested for ammonia yesterday and it’s at .25. I got a 180 and am fallowing the tank currently and I’m a bit crammed for space so I had to qt inhabitants together it will soon take 2 of the fish out of the 40 and put them in a 75 for the remainder...
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