Brown spots on Orange Shoulder Tang? (PICS INSIDE)

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases' started by TruespeedEM1, Mar 28, 2011.

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  1. TruespeedEM1

    TruespeedEM1 Skunk Shrimp

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    I recently purchased a Orange Shoulder Tang that has developed some spots on him. This happened about 3-5 days after I got him. Tank parameters are all in check. Fish acts fine, swims around all day, eats seaweed on clip and eats like a pig.

    Any suggestions on what this is?
     

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  3. inwall75

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    Are your imageshack images set to "private only"??? I tried to help but they don't show up.
     
  4. TruespeedEM1

    TruespeedEM1 Skunk Shrimp

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    not that I know of, i will have to figure out a way to fix that whenever I get home, everytime I clicked that link they showed up for me though?
     
  5. TruespeedEM1

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    pictures are added, thoughts?
     
  6. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks like Black Ich to me. Just a guess but looks very similar. I will see if others concur and dig up some links if you need them. It is not similar to Marine Ich in the least.

    The spots you see are actually spots of blood from the parasitic worm attaching or burrowing.
     
  7. TruespeedEM1

    TruespeedEM1 Skunk Shrimp

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    doesnt sound too good, anybody else want to chime in?
     
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  9. TruespeedEM1

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    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Could be black ick, Is he still eating and active? Keep the nori and high in speralina food going to keep him healthy

    J
     
  11. TruespeedEM1

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    hes eating, very active, and taking any type of food I throw in the tank. I always soak food in garlic + selcon.
     
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