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Old 03-11-2015, 09:36 PM   #1
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Hydroids?

Geoooooo! I think that's what they are... Best way to tackle? Read a lot of extreme action online like tear down a tank and start over. Not really an option lol.


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Can't really see anything from the picture other than some zoas closed up...can you get a better picture? Have you tried a coral dip to address the issue?
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Closer up pic. And no dip yet. Will that take care of them? Do they spread? I'm thinking the Zoas are closed because the hydroids are stinging them...
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No, a dip won't solve hydroids. Looks like it could be them.
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No, a dip won't solve hydroids. Looks like it could be them.

Anything I can do?
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There are some meds to dose...but I'm not familiar with them and they kill all inverts I believe.
This might be a job for manual removal in some old tank water and tweezers if you can't kalk paste over them.
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It's looking like the best way to handle them is to superglue over them... Unfortunately they're on a zoa frag plug, well I guess it's kind of fortunate that they're not on a live rock. I'm most likely going to remove the zoas completely. I don't know what I'm going to do with them, however. The hydroids will sting them and I can't get to the hydroids without destroying zoas... Lose lose.
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You could cut the part off the plug with the hydroids on it.


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