Help!.. Coral Bleaching

Discussion in 'Coral Diseases' started by Zimmy71, Apr 30, 2010.

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  1. Zimmy71

    Zimmy71 Bristle Worm

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    Update*** I believe it was brown jelly disease as the brown part in the pics were slimy and moving in the current. I fragged 4 pieces of the chalice and dipped them in lugol's. The last question I have is it ok to leave two little pieces left with brown jelly in the tank (they are glued to the lr)?
     
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  3. doylef4i

    doylef4i Bubble Tip Anemone

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    I would try to take out as much as you can so it will hopefully not spread.Anything that is glued just try to pop it off with a knife.-Just be careful.
     
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  4. reefmonkey

    reefmonkey Giant Squid

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    BJD is a bacterial infection and can spread to other corals so you need to siphon out all the dead tissue/jelly you can before trying to remove the leftover piece.
     
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  5. GuitarMan89

    GuitarMan89 Giant Squid

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    Agreed, you should try to remove whatever you can. You can glue the frags to new pieces of rock, but I would wait a few days, then dip them again.
     
  6. tigermike74

    tigermike74 Panda Puffer

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    I had BJD on one of my pink zoa colonies that killed about 15 of the 20 polyps. I used some CoralRx and it stopped the death of the colony. I fragged off the dead tissue before the dip. It kept me from losing more polyps. Definitely remove the dead tissue and try to keep water quality up. I would do small water changes, like 5% every 3rd day to keep the nutrient levels down without stressing the tank with large water changes.
     
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  7. Beach

    Beach Astrea Snail

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    Yup Brown Jelly Disease for SURE!! I have 2 pieces I am trying to revive too from the jelly!
    A favia and a chalice SUCKS!!!