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Old 01-25-2013, 08:37 PM   #1
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Basslet with white spots - pictures - thoughts? Fungal?

Hi there - I noticed my basslet has little white spots on him. Any idea what this may be? Fungal disease? These pics aren't the greatest but you can kind of see the spots.
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:37 PM   #2
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Ich maybe?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:14 PM   #3
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Gosh darn- from everything I read on other posts, looks like it may be Ich - what a pain. Can anyone confirm based on the pics?
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From what I see it looks like ich
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If I quarantine the fish that appears to have ich for six weeks, and no other fish in the dt shows signs of Ich attaching on to them, is it safe to say the ich didn't make it through its life cycle in the dt?
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Just keep an eye out incase a tiny piece of ich scraped off ona Rock and another fish ate it or its still hanging around waiting to be picked up I have a product by kardon called ich attack says reef safe
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This is it
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Hmmm- does that go in the QT? im hesitant to use chemicals on the fish. I've read that UV lights can contain the Ich..know anything about that??
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I'm always hesitant on chemicals in the tank but ige used this before not on corals tho just shrimps and snails like that and they were fine
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Hmmm- does that go in the QT? im hesitant to use chemicals on the fish. I've read that UV lights can contain the Ich..know anything about that??
What to you mean by the UV containing Ich? UV, if set up properly, can eliminate some of the free-floating Ich, but not all of it will be floating in your tank.

Hyposalinity or copper in QT cure Ich, but the 6-8 week fallow tank is the way to be sure nothing is in the DT when you add your fish back.
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