1. MnFish1

    A word to the wise.... Though this is rare (in nature and in our tanks) - this infection (vibrio vulnificans) very quick acting and mycobacterium marinium (a slow occurring non-healing sore) can be quite serious -and both likely are in our tanks. If...
  2. Coral Keeper

    Eye infection, please help!!!

    Hey everyone, I just purchased a Watanabei angel and just after 24 hours (added her yeaterday morning to the QT/Hospital tank) her eye looks like this right now, it was perfectly normal yesterday, this happened so quickly... I'm not currently dosing any medication at all in the the QT.. I was...
  3. Peach02

    Red Bubble / orb on stromb snail?

    So I've had this snail (stromb snail / fighting conch) for about 2 weeks now and he is very active virtually always 'hopping' around the tank or burying himself or hiding in his shell from hermit crabs eating the alge on his shell. This evening I noticed a red lump on his mouth about 2x2x1mm and...
  4. Nolan Shinn

    Snowflake eel tumor?

    Hello, I’ve got an 18” snowflake eel, who seems quite healthy, except for something that looks kinda like a tumor on the roof of her mouth. Seems to be growing. Still eating and doesn’t seem to have changed behavior. Anyone know if there’s anything I can or should do?
  5. Daniel Troconis

    What is going on with these ZOA'S bubbling up?

    What could be happening to these Rasta Zoas they have been ballooning and with very strange behavior after being only 14 days directly high on the tank under the AI PRIME HD. They bubble up Their ring colors fuse It happens in the afternoon when sunset lights are high on RED Please help, this...
  6. Niterunner77

    Copperband Butterfly with an infection? Help?

    Just noticed my CBB has a nasty looking spot on his side in the middle and I’m trying to figure out what it might be. Maybe a bacterial infection? He’s swimming around fine and eating very well like always. I’ve had him about a year and a half. Not sure what actions to take and what to treat him...
  7. Tyler Tacy

    Toadstool HELP! White rash? Bacterial infection? Normal?

    Hello! -------------------------ANY INSIGHT WOULD BE AMAZING!-------------------------------------- BACKGROUND: I recently purchased a giant toadstool from my local LFS. Someones tank blew up in there living room and they had gotten a lot of corals/fish. Saw this giant toadstool he was not...
  8. 0rangeFish

    maxima clam localized bleaching

    Over the past few weeks my clam has slowly been bleaching. The original spot was very very small but now covers two ruffles of the mantle. Also the parts that are bleached are pulled in. After reading a bunch there was only one article that seemed to have an answer, the cause being an infection...
  9. tutmatt3

    Today - ICH Reveals itself! Fallow Time Begins... Now

    If you don't want to read all - the main question from this thread is: ***Can I treat API Primafix, API Melafix, & Fritz CopperSafe all at the same time in QT for 2x small clowns, and 1x hippo tang. ------------------- Alrighty, you guys called it, and I didn't listen when I was extra newb...
  10. TANK TERROR: Bacterial Infections In The Reef Tank

    TANK TERROR: Bacterial Infections In The Reef Tank

    Editor’s Note: The reef aquarium hobby is not for the faint of heart. Maintaining a complex ecosystem can be a daunting task with many variables in play that all have effect on one another. However, beyond the effort to maintain the ecosystem and address common day-to-day issues, there are...
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