Just another reason to dip, lol

Discussion in 'Diseases' started by geekdafied, Nov 15, 2007.

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  1. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    A buddy of mine started dipping everything he gets, and he got this lovely surprise yesterday. Luckily I have never got one of these.
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  3. amcarrig

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    ick ick ick....zoanthid eating spider? Now I'm all itchy!
     
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    omard Gnarly Old Codfish

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    Nasty looking.

    Somebody probably has a very invested propagation tank. :-/

    Yuk!
     
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    You guys are going to have to change the way you swap corals man there seem to be more coral STD's now then I ever recall and a simple dip leads to a false sensce of secuirty I think .
     
  6. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    :lol: Maybe Trojan can find a market in preventing them aye? :D
     
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    May make a good shipping bag :)
     
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  9. geekdafied

    geekdafied 3reef Sponsor

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    That came from an actual STORE! Not a hobbiest!!! That same frag had zoa eating spider, nudibranch and something else if I remember correctly. Its in a QT now.
     
  10. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Stores are not immune to the bugs either especially those that buy corals from hobbiests and other sources that are infested.
     
  11. Nemo 2

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    ive been in fish stores where they sometimes have dead fish in the tanks for hours before they take it out. i try to stay away from those stores.​
     
  12. geekdafied

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    Those were purchased from a supplier, not a hobbiest. It just goes to show how much you need to dip, quarantine, dip again, quarantine, dip again etc etc before it touches your display.