Coria Wrasse in QT

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Hey everyone,

I have this Coris wrasse in QT and he’s swimming sideways, upside down, in circles, laying on the sand bed. I took a video to help explain what I mean.

The QT tank is running copper and it’s currently at 40ppm, salinity is at 1.025, and temp is 78. Ammonia is 0, nitrate is 0 and nitrate is 5ppm.

Did a 5 gallon water change last night before dosing 1 teaspoon of prazipro.

I noticed him doing this yesterday morning.

The other fish in the QT are fine. D9B2BD66-6D60-4F2E-9025-2699A6E1E374.jpeg
 

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Should explain in more detail that the copper I am using is cupermine and is at .40 ppm not 40 lol
 

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Looks like copper sensitivity. Ionic coppers like Cupramine "can" be harsh on wrasses. "Chelated" coppers like Copper Power or Coppersafe are just a bit easier on them. Especially if the dosing is very, very slowly ramped up.

I'd get the wrasse out of that copper as soon as possible.
 

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