Sick clown,need disease/treatment ID

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases' started by Nismo400rgtr, Jul 18, 2011.

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  1. Nismo400rgtr

    Nismo400rgtr Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Been a while since I've posted due to some other summer activities. Anyway, I noticed one of my Ocellaris clowns was playing hide and seek a few days ago. Not to be seen at all except for when feeding, which is a definite plus. However I noticed it has general discoloration and loss of the black pigmentation that usually is found in the fin tips and edges the white vertical bars. The pigment loss seems blotchy and I notice the gills are pumping hard. I don't have a QT tank so it isn't an option, but my other inhabitants are currently not affected (another Ocellaris, velvet damsel, Catalina goby, royal gramma). The attached photo is terrible, I know. I'll get a better one under DL's tomorrow. Any ideas??
    TIA
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    Looks like Amyloodinium to me unfortunately.

    And hey Nismo!!!! Stranger.
     
  4. proreefer

    proreefer Feather Star

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    i wish i had good news for you but, it doesn't look good, i have two fish in my years that looked alot like this fish, they both passed. there's just no explaining it, it's like ich on steroids he will stop eating and two day's maybe more or less, it's fish heaven, if its the same as mine had.:cry:
     
  5. Nismo400rgtr

    Nismo400rgtr Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Hopefully she pulls through. I'll keep this updated.
     
  6. Nismo400rgtr

    Nismo400rgtr Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Clown did indeed pass a few days later. :(