velvet infection

  1. Robd23

    Deadly Disease?

    Hey Guys! I'm not new to the fish hobby but just got into saltwater. My tanks been up and running for 4 months now and my parameters are all within the desired specifications. However, I've had quite a fallout with multiple fish... Lost 6 and this is the latest. Mind you, I haven't lost any...
  2. B

    I have a question about velvet

    Hello friends I need an advice. I’m new in all of this reefing stuff so: On Friday, I added a new coral to the tank. On Sunday, I noticed the first signs of velvet on clown fish and I didn’t lnow what it was. by Tuesday morning clown was already dead. Subsequently, I found velvet on other...
  3. M

    What is happening to my clownfish?

    I bought a 6 line wrasse on 08/13 from my LFS and they have supposedly already treated it with copper for a month. I added it to my DT that already had 2 clownfishes and a cleaner shrimp. I just found out today that my female clownfish presents with some weird stuff on her body. I don’t know if...
  4. L

    Help with diagnosis (ich, velvet, brooke?)

    Hi Everyone, firstly I appreciate any help and/or advice you can provide. Pretty stressed out right now about the state of my tank and am unsure of where to go from here. A bit of background, my tank has been established for around 2 years now, most of which has gone smoothly. There was some...
  5. J

    EMERGENCY My clownfish got velvet/brooklynella

    I recently bought a coral beauty about 2 weeks. I didn’t have the space around my house to put a QT so I put it in my main tank. I went on vacation for about a week and I noticed that one of my clownfish (8 years old) had white spots all over him. I suspected it was either velvet/brooklynella...
  6. W

    EMERGENCY Sickness in DT and QT tanks

    Hello I need some urgent advice regarding my tanks 1x 200L QT tank containing 2x Clown + Bengal (juvenile) + royal Gramma + Longhorn Cowfish (juvenile) + Hippo Tang (Juvenile) Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 5 1.025 sg 26degC 1x 600L +100L Sump DT, UV Sterilizer Ammonia 0 Nitrite 0...
  7. G

    EMERGENCY Velvet in my Tank.. Now what?

    I purchased a Royal Gramma Basset from my LFS and it went MIA a few weeks ago. Within 2 weeks my 2 clownfish contracted and died of what I believe was Marine Velvet. My hawkfish is still holding strong and showing no symptoms. I started treating the tank with seachem Paraguard. How long should I...
  8. D2mooch

    Possible velvet

    Looking for advice for possible velvet outbreak, not sure what to do in my 125 reef. A few weeks ago I introduced a sailfin tang into my tank, I always use Dr Tim’s when I put in new fish. 2 days later my porcupine puffer was showing signs of ick. I do not have a hospital tank for a qt at the...
  9. Sakudo4

    velvet

    I started a small Nano tank and had a couple fish in it they all died of velvet I'm going fishless for 6 weeks what happens to the reef tank with out fish ? will it be ok ? with no fish / waste do i still feed food? feed the bacteria? please advise ,this is the first time i deal with velvet...
  10. R

    Was about to shutdown tank for Marine Velvet then something happened

    I can keep telling my story for days, but long story short. Devastation happened. Everything was going well for about a month since I added a dozen of fish together in my 300 gallons. Then one day back in Nov 2022 I had to jump on a plane after I got the news my Father passed away. While I was...
  11. 1Matthew

    EMERGENCY Possible Velvet

    Hi all, last week we noticed signs of ich/ velvet on our mimic tang. He was scratching up against rocks .Unfortunately, that fish recently passed. The tank currently has a clown, 1 purple dottyback, and a pajama cardinal. The clown had ich around 7 years ago when we first set up the tank but...
  12. K

    Yellow Tang Woes

    Good afternoon, Quick synopsis…mature reef, 65 gal 1.025 Nitrate 5 Phos .8 Alk 9.5 Cal 500 Mg 1470 pH 8.1-8.3 Tank been running for 6 years Running Modified Moonshiners 1000ml kalk I’ve had the yellow tang for well over a year. Quite healthy or so I thought. Wife noticed ‘white dust’ on him...
  13. W

    How to clear velvet from a quarantine tank?

    Hey guys I’m here with some sort of somber news, I’d been treating my fish for velvet and they did sadly kick the bucket, there were in a qt bin that had a sponge filter some media to hold bacteria and a heater and finally pvc decorations, I was wondering as the bin of as used for treating...
  14. W

    How does velvet infect in a qt system?

    Hello all I have more of a scientific question of interest, so based upon what I’ve seen from the velvet life cycle it needs a sand or substrate to infect a fish yeah? but it also is found in fish via well it being carried by them so here’s my question, say two fish are in a bare qt system can...
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