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Old 02-28-2006, 08:36 PM   #11
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Without a pic it's hard to tell, but I had isopods in my tank, and I saw one attach itself to my Citron Goby once. I don't remember what I did to get him off, but eventually it fell off.

Here's one on a fish
Another, not on a fish

Hope you get this figured out.


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Post a pic so we can help identify. Like I said earlier do not treat until you know what you are treating. Hypo will not stop any parasite other than ich.

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OK..the stinking little things come off the fish sometimes and then they go back on....like one day they may have them hanging from them and then they are gone. Right know the harlequin bass dosent have any on him and anyways you wouldnt be able to see them very well on a photo.
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Hello, I think I read about these. There called Cirolanid isopods. They are obligate parasites, meaning they are basically eating your fish. Here is an article I found on them and how to identify and get rid of them:
Cirolanid Isopod Capture Techniques, Feeding Habits and Mortality Testing by Brian Plankis - Reefkeeping.com
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I always do a fresh water dip for 5 minutes making sure ph and temp are the same and then treat in a hospital tank.

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