Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 08-28-2008, 09:59 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 92
Send a message via AIM to Dyami
Uh oh

Well....This may be a little late, I hope not, but I had a Hation Condy, and it did great for a few weeks, but about 4 days ago it dissapeared. It wasn't were it was put and I couldn't find it. Now I do remove dead things if I ever have any and wanted to do so, but since I didn't see it anywhere I just left everything alone. I was sitting here reading on the forum and looked over at my tank (Computer sits facing the tank to I can do both at the same time) and up goes the carcus of the condy. I know these are a stinging species, but how about after they are dead. Before I could get the tweezers out and remove the mass, it hit the powerhead and scattered into peices and the fish were chasing peices down and eating it. Do I have anything to be concerned about?

I did fish out everything I could, I wouldn't want an ammonia spike, but what about the sting cells? Are they still active and are the damsels and tang going to be alright?

Dyami is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2008, 04:04 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
pat8you's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Woodbridge, Va
Posts: 1,802
Send a message via AIM to pat8you
I'm not to sure about the sting cells but i would say just do a decent sized PWC and you should be all right. What size is your tank and do you have a good skimmer?

pat8you is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2008, 05:28 PM   #3
Community Admin
melosu58's Avatar

Tank of the Month Award
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,508
As mentioned above just do a PWC and you`ll be OK. Two questions. Did you by any chance tear the foot or did your LFS do it when he got it out of his tank? What type lighting do you have?


You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank

AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote

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

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.