Sick Hippo Tang?

Discussion in 'Diseases' started by musarra, Jul 14, 2010.

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  1. musarra

    musarra Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

    Jul 14, 2010
    Buffalo, New York
    My tang had ick recently and to treat it he spent 12 days in a 30 gallon quarantine tank with a yellow tang separated by a divider. I believe the ick was initially brought on due to the stress of competition between the blue and yellow tangs. Now i have the yellow tang in my 120 display tank and the blue tang in a 55 gallon tank.

    The problem now is that the blue tang, since being placed in the 55 a few days ago, has developed 2-3 large white spots on his lower fin (i forget its correct name) they do not look like ick, but rather like someone threw bleach on him. All the readings on that tank are fine. What could it be? Is it possible that the stress from the copper and formalin baths has given him a secondary infection?