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Puffer in tank 5 days.

Wont eat, or look at food. Lays on rocks and the bottom. Will swim but just to attach the glass. I keep the lights low.
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Ive teied squid, krill, large shrip, live grass shrip garlic soaked as well and clams on a half shell.

Also just notice what i hope isnt ICH!!! Could be sand tho.

Photo of swimming was yesterday.

Now it looks
Ammonia is 0

Nitrates. 5ppm

Nitrite 0

salinity
1.024

Phosphate. 0

Cal 400

Alk 9

Ph 8.0

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Looks like marine velvet. You need to act fast to save it. I assume it wasn't quarantined and was added directly to your display. If this is a fish only system you can treat in the display. Start by researching hydrogen peroxide, which may buy you some time to get chloroquine phosphate or copper. Treating in the display will likely eliminate the possibility of adding inverts and coral for a long while, perhaps permanently. It would be best to treat in a separate qt tank. However, immediate h2o will not ruin your rock and sand. Sorry, but you're going to need to fallow your display tank. Always qt new fish.
 
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