PLEASE help Parasites

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  1. Midnight_Madman

    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    I just got my Niger Trigger a couple days ago and I see parasites under his skin! Please help. I bought him from someone but did not see any when I bought him.
    They seem to be multiplying.. I noticed something on him this morning, but didn't realize what it was.. maybe 4 or 5, now I am seeing like 10
     
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    Midnight_Madman Montipora Digitata

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    I can see them moving under his skin.
     
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    I'm searching and it looks like flukes
     
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    He's eating and acting totally normal
     

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    Pull him out and treat for flukes. I'm not an expert on identifying parasites though
     
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    I'm not sure about the diagnosis either - flukes sounds like a possibility - do you have another tank to treat him in??
     
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    I don't have another tank. I keep reading that they will come back if I don't treat the whole tank?
     
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    Another shot
     

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