What does my clownfish have?

Discussion in 'Fish Disease' started by nightster, Dec 25, 2010.

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  1. nightster

    nightster Pajama Cardinal

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    Ok so I'm sure its either ich or hole in the head. I did a little research on hith but for some reason couldn't find the technical name. Water params to follow shortly, can't do it at the moment. Here's a picture, the 2 spots on the first white stripe behind her eyes.
     

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  3. TheSaltwaterGuy

    TheSaltwaterGuy Banned

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    i honestly dont see a thing; maybe you wanna circle them? I think you can do that with paint but im not sure
     
  4. nightster

    nightster Pajama Cardinal

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    Well I'm using my droid so I can't do it sorry. Testing my params now...
     
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    ok well maybe parameters may have something to do with it; post ASAP
     
  6. montecarloz38

    montecarloz38 Fire Shrimp

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    Looks like he got crabs... Hehe sorry, I am in a joking mood today.
     
  7. nightster

    nightster Pajama Cardinal

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    Ammonia- 0ppm
    Nitrite- 0ppm
    Nitrate- 0ppm
    Phos- 0ppm
    Ph- 8.4
    Kh- 9
    Cal- 360

    Just recently added a 6 line and 2 frags. I had to stick my hand in the tank twice to move a frag, I kinda pushed water towards her to keep her from nipping me while I moved the frag. Only time I can really remember I might have stressed her.
     
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  9. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    With Marine Ich there is usually multiple white spots that look like grains of salt. If the fish is eating and active those are good signs. Sometimes my clowns get grains of sand on them as well.

    The other Laterial Line Disease, does not present as spots but rather lesions. Try this link it might lead you in the right direction.

    Marine Fish Diseases and Parasites
     
  10. dnyce78

    dnyce78 Astrea Snail

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    You sure it's not just from some rough housing? My clowns get marks on themselves everynow and again that look just like that. I've learned to just ignore them for the most part. I just keep an eye on any marks for a period of time but generally don't intervene. They have always just gone away on their own.
     
  11. nightster

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    Well I looked today and she has 4 spots now, so when I get time I'm gonna check out that link corailline gave me...