Help identifying Ich or Velvet

HaydenS13reefer

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Hi Everyone,

Wanted to get any suggestions if my Scopas Tang has ich or velvet and what my next possible steps should be.

First time with a tang from my local LFS that had it quarantined before getting. I got him on Friday and he's been eating great and showing no signs of stress. Went out for a couple hours tonight and came back to him with many white spots.

I've had 2 Davinci Clowns and sixline wrasse for over a year and a half, added a sunburst anthias around a month ago and all have been doing great.

Are my next steps quarantining all my fish or just the tang? This is my first time dealing with ich or velvet.

Appreciate everyone's help on this!

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Ich- quarantine and continue Fowler for 50 days. Treatment- copper safe and have a reliable copper kit for testing- not API either
 

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This is the quarantine protocol that I'm currently following:

 
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Thank you for the feedback everyone. I'm getting everyone out and starting treatment ASAP!

Kicking myself for trusting my local lfs' quarantine process. All part of the learning curve I guess.
The spots look pretty large to me in order to be ich, but maybe the tang is smaller than I’m used to seeing. The spots on the fins do tend to confirm ich.
I see that @mike89t posted my current quarantine. That would be my suggestion, but for ich, your other two options would be low salinity in a QT or something called the tank transfer method.
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This is the quarantine protocol that I'm currently following:

Thank you Mike!
 
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The spots look pretty large to me in order to be ich, but maybe the tang is smaller than I’m used to seeing. The spots on the fins do tend to confirm ich.
I see that @mike89t posted my current quarantine. That would be my suggestion, but for ich, your other two options would be low salinity in a QT or something called the tank transfer method.
Jay
Thank you Jay, I'm studying your threads to determine what would be the best route for me. Your threads are very informative and I appreciate all the help given.
 

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