Resolved Help! Brown Jelly Disease and Acro Crabs

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  1. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow it keeps getting worse all the time, congrats on getting to the point of getting the wonderful color back.
     
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  3. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    I've had some seriously bad luck in this tank!! Kinda makes me want to just throw in the towel sometimes.

    I'm making water as fast as my stupid RO/DI unit will right now so I can do a WC.
     
  4. yamaharider73

    yamaharider73 Kole Tang

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    Sorry about your troubles KC. I hope the coral and the crabs make it. Are any other corals showing any signs of distress? Are all your paramaters good?
     
  5. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    Yeah parameters are fine and all the other coral look happy as can be. So did this acro until today!!


    Question: The hitchhiker acro crab I had came in on this acro tenuis. Do you think I have to get another tenuis? Or would any acro be ok?
     
  6. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Good plan

    Hard to say, I have read that they prefer the same species of coral that they came with more often than not.
     
  7. jonjonwells

    jonjonwells Great Blue Whale

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    I am fairly certain that your particular species will also host Poccis. But any type of acro will be fine.
     
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  9. kcbrad

    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    Yes, since I have two crabs I was thinking of getting a pocci and an acro, since I have to pay so much for Saturday delivery....LOL might as well!
     
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    kcbrad Giant Squid

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    Well, pretty sure the acro is dead or very close to it. My angel who has NEVER nipped at a coral in his life is nipping at the acro.

    I can't find the crabs either!! ahhh!!
     
  11. 2in10

    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    They most likely will be deep in the center. I suggest fragging the coral to see if you can find the crabs.
     
  12. jonjonwells

    jonjonwells Great Blue Whale

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    They have probably abandoned ship and are hiding in the rocks. If you do get a new acro, they will find their way to it.

    If the acro completely dies off, make sure to check deep in the recesses for your little guys. Would hate to throw them out with a dead coral.