Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-11-2011, 02:43 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
redfisher1139's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 298
Let me know if I'm going about this the right way...

I got home from work, and discovered my flame angel covered in ich and I am missing a chromis. I immediately filled a 10 gallon with tank water and moved an AC50 I had running on the DT to the 10 gallon. I moved the angel over, and will go to the lfs tommorrow morning for a treatment. All other fish currently appear to be fine, but I will monitor them closely, and if any show signs of ich, they will join the angel in the hospital. I am thinking of just getting some fresh RO water and add a little each day to bring the salinity down, but I am not sure of the exact number I am looking for, so if anyone can help me out with that, thank you in advance.
__________________

__________________
10 Gallon FOWLR (and macro-algae)
20 Gallon Low-tech planted FW
30 Gallon Reef
redfisher1139 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2011, 10:44 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
PrettyFishies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 1,689
Search Google for a hyposalinity calculator.

Be mindful that both hypo and copper affect the biological filter. And Flames are sensitive to copper.
__________________

__________________
125 gal mixed REEF
PrettyFishies is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2011, 12:02 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
redfisher1139's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 298
Going to give Rid*Ich Plus a shot first. It worked great on my Africans (didn't lose a single fish). And going to give my DT a daily pwc for the next week or so to try and get any lingering parasites out. And before anyone asks, 0 ppm on ammonia and nitrites, nitrates are really high at 40 ppm and ph is low at 8. HT is the same right now, but I will monitor that daily seeing as to the fact that it is bare. Like I said before the filter is an AC50 with just a sponge and 5 mangroves pulled straight from the DT, so I hope it carried over enough biological filtration. If not, then it's daily PWC's for that tank, too.


HE WILL SURVIVE!!!
__________________
10 Gallon FOWLR (and macro-algae)
20 Gallon Low-tech planted FW
30 Gallon Reef
redfisher1139 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2011, 08:26 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
redfisher1139's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 298
Thank you all for your support, but unfortunately, the Flame Angel passed away this evening.
__________________
10 Gallon FOWLR (and macro-algae)
20 Gallon Low-tech planted FW
30 Gallon Reef
redfisher1139 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2011, 10:10 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Just.A.Bit.Salty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Murrieta,CA
Posts: 294
Oh man that sucks, good luck with the others..
__________________
Here a water change, there a water change, everywhere a water change
Just.A.Bit.Salty is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.