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    phosphate vs copepods/invertebrate?

    Due to lack of maintenance for long periods of time (no water changes for 8-10 months ), the algae broke out 2 months ago, that caused most of corals died ... (even my out-of-control purple mushroom died, too) Most of my observations seem understandable, except I also found my dragonet is...
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    Yellow tang with red spot/hue

    Not sure if it has anything to do with too much water flow, my yellow tang has been a lot less active ever since I added a maxspect gyre to my 90gl thre week ago. Today, a dark red spot appears on on side, some red hue appears on the other side near gill. Not really eating :-( Should I take...
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    Removing purple mushroom coral from a rock.

    you like them? I wish I know how to get them off and give them to you :-) Cut them off seem easy, scraping ... can i use tool brush instead of chisel?
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    Removing purple mushroom coral from a rock.

    I have a rock, that have a few fan worms about 1-2 inch wide when they opens, since last year mushroom coral grows on the rock, they grows so quick, so many and so big. They are blocking the tube openings. One of the worm actually left the tube and disappeared. What is the best way to remove...
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    Today is the 3rd day in copper treatment. She seems eating ok, but I do see her lost appetizer a little. The hospital tank (with cupramine at 0.5 -0.6 ) is a little dirty now and the ammonia is on the rise (0.25). I am going to do 10-20% water change. (NOT water top off) Question for water...
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    Ammonia levels in a Nano tank

    sounds the nitrogen cycle is starting now.
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    Coral beauty white spot

    wondering its marine velvet without showing its typical sympton... i had one pbt died in one day since i noticed he acted not too normal. in another month, the marine velvet outbroke that killed almost the rest of the fishes with clearer MV symption. I still cannot be sure and still learning...
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    got my magnifying glass yesterday that really help. the pic really looks like ich, BUT I read trophonts/white dots stay on fish 3-9 days until fallling off? could it be just dust because it only showed one day? She seems much comfortable now. Since its not velvet, should i observe longer until...
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    yes and no. The 20-gallon qt has its own 20-gallon sump on the bottom. The other 10-gallon med HT has two hob filters on its own. The HT has a small damsel to help cycle this tank. I manually connect both tank with u-tube plus redirect the overflow for 30 mins every other day to mix the water...
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    The DT is a 3 years old 100-gallon system with softies and LPS. A velvet outbreak last summer killed most of my babies, only able to save an YT and two firefishes. (My BT was recovered from ich/velvet in the HT but died from HLLE while DT was still in fallow, that was very sad ). The DT went...
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    same time as the flame angle two weeks ago. they are junior less than 0.75 long, they hang out on the other side, never bother KT. should i move them some where else?
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    so hard to get a good shot: i think i saw ich, do u? or does it still looks like hlle?
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    the kole tang was hiding in the tank on the top. the bottom one is the sump, that has three chamber. you probably can see the flame angle in the left chamber. DT is not in that pic
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    amonia close/less than 0.25ppm nitrite: o nitrate: 5ppm 1.024 salinity 78f i have reframeter. other than faded color that looks like mold under my moonlight/2 blue led when room is dark, i cannot see anything like white spot. i feed 3-5 time a day with pallets, flake and frozen food specific...
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    How to quarantine Kole tang

    just did 10g wc, will do another 10 tomorrow and the day after tomorrow.
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