Scurvy’s Mad Wrasse 110

OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
Got a good look at my lone hermit. Got him with my first cleanup crew order from Reef-cleaners 3 years ago. Shell’s about 2.5”.

4CF87A27-0BAB-48DA-BD54-67993A27D972.jpeg


2B4287AB-C35B-4A03-8742-78A8F5F2358A.jpeg
 
Top Shelf Aquatics

Crabby48

Valuable Member
View Badges
Joined
Mar 5, 2018
Messages
2,173
Reaction score
11,677
Location
NJ
That’s a big hermit. I always see small one so I never thought they got so big. Very cool

Scurvy I see TSM has a lineatus on there site. I may have to take a trip this weekend. I will have to think about it more to make sure it’s not a sloppy impulse buy
 
OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
Scurvy I see TSM has a lineatus on there site.
Interesting that the female is priced higher than the male.... thats usually the other way around.

And that hermits a terror. I now inly buy dwarfs but I didn't know any better when ai started. He crushes colonies like its his job.
 

Crabby48

Valuable Member
View Badges
Joined
Mar 5, 2018
Messages
2,173
Reaction score
11,677
Location
NJ
I saw that the female was more money and was confused. Not sure I’m ready to drop that much on a lineatus. Life decisions lol

How is your Rhomboid doing? That is a must have also. Wish mine made it through qt.
 
OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
I saw that the female was more money and was confused. Not sure I’m ready to drop that much on a lineatus. Life decisions lol

How is your Rhomboid doing? That is a must have also. Wish mine made it through qt.
She’s doing well. Wound up running through copper power and General Cure with the one Anthias that survived. Eating like a pig. Comes out of copper Sunday.
 
Cultivated Reef
OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
That makes me happy to hear. After such devastation it must have been hard not walking away.
Indeed it was! Im glad I didn't but I was close to taking a good long break. If the velvet reappeared after adding them back to the main display I was breaking down the large tank and just gonna keep the biocube running for a while til I found that urge again.
 
OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
Guess it was a new fish added with velvet?
How long after adding it did it take for the outbreak?
Yep, it was the Swallowtail Angel. It was 3 or 4 days I think before I noticed some spots appearing on everyone. Then another 2 or 3 before I realized it wasn’t ich but velvet.
 

Katrina71

Learn, Laugh, Love
View Badges
Joined
Mar 26, 2017
Messages
20,596
Reaction score
88,308
I have seen some velvet outbreaks after yours that took longer than I expected too. With every disease outbreak documented, I learn something. Maybe in the future these outbreaks will be a thing of the past.
 
OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
My response time was pretty slow comparatively speaking. I see lots of people lose the entire tank in 48 hours. For me it was close to 7 days from when i first saw symptoms to when I got them into therapeutic copper. Actually Surprised I was able to save the six I did.
 

Katrina71

Learn, Laugh, Love
View Badges
Joined
Mar 26, 2017
Messages
20,596
Reaction score
88,308
My response time was pretty slow comparatively speaking. I see lots of people lose the entire tank in 48 hours. For me it was close to 7 days from when i first saw symptoms to when I got them into therapeutic copper. Actually Surprised I was able to save the six I did.
It honestly gives me hope that I do have some time to save them.
 

RichtheReefer21

Do It Yourself.
View Badges
Joined
Jun 11, 2018
Messages
4,736
Reaction score
21,746
My response time was pretty slow comparatively speaking. I see lots of people lose the entire tank in 48 hours. For me it was close to 7 days from when i first saw symptoms to when I got them into therapeutic copper. Actually Surprised I was able to save the six I did.
And a job well done to that. I lost 4 fish during my outbreak too. Never again.
 
OP
Scurvy

Scurvy

Pirate Reefer
View Badges
Joined
Jun 30, 2016
Messages
4,610
Reaction score
17,568
Location
MA
New Frags looking good keeping PE and color after 72 hours in my water :)

A3D9BE13-96E1-42AA-BC94-C07DA680264E.jpeg


BF0D2474-D008-4436-AC31-1011061036B4.jpeg
 

Do you use Instagram for reefing stuff? What’s your handle?

  • Yes I follow people

    Votes: 85 22.7%
  • Yes and I post reefing content

    Votes: 75 20.0%
  • No IG isn’t for me

    Votes: 191 50.9%
  • What is IG?

    Votes: 24 6.4%

Online statistics

Members online
1,159
Guests online
2,639
Total visitors
3,798
Waterbox Aquariums: The Finest Aquariums
LittleFish Shops
Top