Lymphocystis

Discussion in 'Fish Disease Treatment and Diagnosis' started by Humblefish, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. Maritimer

    Maritimer Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader CTARS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Yeah, that's lymphocystis.

    You could drip some selcon into the blackworms before feeding, but I couldn't say whether they'll eat it and gutload, or die from it . . .

    ~Bruce
     

  2. melypr1985

    melypr1985 totally addicted Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Expert Contributor Article Contributor

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    Definitely lympho. I wouldn't worry too much about it at this point. Keep up with the black worms and selcon.
     
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    Will do thanks. FYI the CBB as of today is eating blood worms as well.
     
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    I'd like to thank you and @Humblefish for your help. After going through the entire medication process, the Swallowtail cleared up very nicely. Her fins healed up and she's eating like a pig. Her quarantine period was finished yesterday and she was added to the display tank this afternoon. Unfortunately, the wrasse didn't last long enough to benefit from the treatment. He went downhill very quickly. Thanks again for your help.
     
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    melypr1985 totally addicted Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Expert Contributor Article Contributor

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    I'm sorry to hear that, but I'm glad the angel did well for you.
     
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  6. Mark Gray

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    wow Thanks I had a butterfly over 20 years ago with this I think, had it for 10 years and then sold it
     
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  7. Brent Turner

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    Can it grow on an eye? I have a flame angel and it looks like that it's day 2 from noticing it. And it's getting bigger or can it be something else? ?
     
  8. Humblefish

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    Lympho can grow over almost any part of the body, even internal organs. :eek:
     
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    Brent Turner Active Member R2R Supporter

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    I'm seeing it around the fins now !
     
  10. Humblefish

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    That's normal for Lympho
     
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