tank infested with things help

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  1. dazztee

    dazztee Plankton

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    75 gal tank has been running for 8 weeks. has 2 clowns and40 kg live rock, i my bought a racoon butterfly (small) an put it in on thursday, today ive noticed the fish swimming eraticaly etc and noticedlittle white things size of a sand granual every where an swimming about, the butterfly has been removed an has white spots around his tailfin.my tank is swarming with these things, ive fed frozen mysis an brine shrimp this week aswell for the first time.things are hatching out of wot looks like eggs? they are stuck to th glass etc
     
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  3. Craig Manoukian

    Craig Manoukian Giant Squid

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    Might be ich. A picture would be most helpful! Did you quarantine the Butterfly before introducing it to your tank?
     
  4. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    THat's what I was thinking... ich or hydroids.
    Ditto on the pics!
     
  5. dazztee

    dazztee Plankton

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    ok guys il see wot i can do on the pics for you, cheers
     
  6. Craig Manoukian

    Craig Manoukian Giant Squid

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    Thanks daztee will wait for the pics. How 'bout on og you so we can be properluy introduced?
     
  7. karlas

    karlas Fire Goby

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    the little white things could be pods but they woudnt affect fish but heres a pic anyway

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    if it looks like these there a good thing, great scavengers and make good fish food
     
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  9. blue_eyes53813

    blue_eyes53813 Flamingo Tongue

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    The swimming bugs are good. The white spot on the fish may be ich or velvet
     
  10. CowboyUp

    CowboyUp Fire Worm

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    Sure sounds like ich :'( . Do your fish seem to be "scratching" against the rocks or other things in your tank? Pictures would be a BIG help though.

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  11. Speedy

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    Swimming eratically.... white spots on the fins.... I say it's ich. :-/ I know Greenex is good for ich, and it is supposed to be fish and invert safe. But careful with medication and corals and other animals.

    Velvet? What's that?