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Clownfish's illness?

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Hi guys,

bought a pair of clownfish 2 weeks back and placed them in QT.

Didn't dose any medication as they seem healthy.

This morning, noted that one of them have this and wondering if I should dose cupramine or still monitor it for a period as they are still active and feeding well.

Please advise. Thanks!

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Reply #1

First step to marines, Don't assume that something is fine because it looks it at first glance. if you have the means to quarantine, then do it! btw looks like ich/white spot.

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Reply #2

Yep, looks like white spot (ich).

If you have it, dose copper.

Have a read here:
https://reefbase.co.uk/marine-fish-diseases/marine-white-spot-ich-cryptocaryon-irritans/msg12872/#msg12872
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Reply #3

Another thought - take them back. If they're in a QT, then no harm done, and it's the lfs than needs to treat them. You can then clean out the tank (really, really thoroughly!), and go again. I'd recommend the Chloroquine Phosphate route (see other thread).
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