White spot

Discussion in 'Diseases' started by phoenixhieghts, Jan 3, 2008.

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  1. phoenixhieghts

    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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    Just wondering how you guys treat for white spot in a reef tank. I do have this stuff call Exodin that my lfs reccomends, but its rubbish!
     
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  3. amcarrig

    amcarrig Super Moderator Staff Member

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    There are quite a few threads regarding the treatment of ich so if you do a search for "ich and treatment" you should get quite a few hits with various treatment options. Good luck!! :)
     
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    reef_guru Humpback Whale

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    if the white spot is on the tank its probably a calcium deposit
    if the white spot is moving its a small snail
    if the white spot is on a fish its ich, qt with meds
     
  5. phoenixhieghts

    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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    i dont have a quarintine tank, not enough room in my flat for one. i have removed all my chemical and carbon filters and turned my ozoniser off and started to raise the tank temp. I have started to add the Exodin, (fingers crossed), and i'll start feeding the fish garlic tomorrow.
    I have already fed them today, thats when i noticed it.

    urghhh so cant be bothered with another mass wipeout. Last time i put an angelfish in my tank it gave everything oodinium - hopefully this one just has ich.
     
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    Nemo 22 Coral Banded Shrimp

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    get a neon goby small cheap fish.eats ich and prevents it.
     
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    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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    oh i didn't know that. Do cleaner wrasse do the same?
     
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    phoenixhieghts Panda Puffer

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    jimw369 Fire Shrimp

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    Can try mixing Metronidazole in fishes food.

    I mix Metronidazole, garlic extreme and Zoe with fishes food. All reef safe and seems to work for me. I feed this mix all the time not just when a problem pops up. Has worked for 7-8 mos so far.
     
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