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General Marine Fish / Re: Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by HK_Fuey on Today at 3:33:52 pm »
Firstly, do you know Regals can get to 18 inches? You need a massive tank to keep them.

That aside, take a look at these threads on ich and QT, and how to cure it. It also has advice and links to quarantine methods. I've been using Chloroquine Phosphate for 2.5 years, and have not had any disease in my tank since doing this. I also QT all corals and inverts (in fact everything, even the rock).

https://reefbase.co.uk/marine-fish-diseases/marine-white-spot-ich-cryptocaryon-irritans/
https://reefbase.co.uk/marine-fish-diseases/chloroquine-a-'new'-drug-for-treating-fish-diseases/
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General Marine Fish / Re: Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by Johnle-hane on Today at 11:13:39 am »
Thank you , are there any signs to look put for that would indicate a fish has ich ?

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When first buying it's hard as it my look completely clean (no spots) and swimming and eating fine.

I got mine as stated above and what a beautiful looking regal eating well etc. I put in my DT and was in there for about week and then I started to notice some spots but was not flicking or rubbing on rock and was still eating like a pig after 2 weeks it started to flick about abit and using rock to rub against.

It can be hard and it can be easy mine is still eating like a pig and out and swimming around but it can take hold fast I'm hoping my tank can beat it but only time will tell.

I would QT the regal monitor for as long as possible it can show signs through diffrent ways from flicking rubbing against things or white spots it could start to try and hide and stop eating.

There is a really good help team on this forum that have helped me so if need be ask away fella

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General Marine Fish / Re: Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by Chunk0002 on Today at 11:06:46 am »
Thank you , are there any signs to look put for that would indicate a fish has ich ?

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General Marine Fish / Re: Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by Johnle-hane on Today at 10:55:39 am »
Have a look at this thread but with tangs I would day as long as possible upto 12 weeks if I have read this right


https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?url=https://www.ultimatereef.net/threads/setting-up-a-quarantine-tank.244442/&share_tid=244442&share_fid=990314&share_type=t

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General Marine Fish / Re: Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by Chunk0002 on Today at 10:50:07 am »
Thanks for the reply .How long do you normally have to Qt them for , does this involve treating them or just settling them down after picking them up from lfs ?

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General Marine Fish / Re: Recommendation of fish
« Last post by Johnle-hane on Today at 9:54:37 am »
Hi all,

Please could you help and advise which fish are best for my tank I would like a bit more colour
Fish in tank already:
1 yellow tang
1 black cap basslet
1 Valentini puffer
1 fire angel
1 blue throat trigger
1 magnificent fox face
1 blue cheek goby
1 black and white clown
1 orange and white clown
1 cleaner shrimp
1 fire shrimp
1 boxer shrimp

Thank you
Claire
Naso tang it's nice a peaceful fish but an absolute stunner to look at

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General Marine Fish / Re: Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by Johnle-hane on Today at 9:51:59 am »
Hi guys I'm looking to buy my first regal tang and I was hoping for some help with what to look for such as sign of ich. Also how to acclimate them or what to do to prevent stress and outbreaks. 

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QT is the best way in my experience.

I have recently added one to my tank it came from a friends tank and been there for 5 years he was closing down due to moving away. I always said I would not have one I got one and now I'm fighting ich.

I wish I had QT and gone through the process but did not and now I have a tank full of fish that I cannot QT so having to use a reef safe treatment with the hope is works and gets rid of the ich in the tank.

Please dont let my comment be the deciding answer to your self as alot of people have success but I have learned a very big and potentially very expensive lesson that I should have had a QT set up

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General Marine Fish / Advice on buying first regal tang
« Last post by Chunk0002 on Today at 9:46:48 am »
Hi guys I'm looking to buy my first regal tang and I was hoping for some help with what to look for such as sign of ich. Also how to acclimate them or what to do to prevent stress and outbreaks. 

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Introductions / Re: Starting 100litre nano
« Last post by Supercat on Mar 20, 2019 5:16:33 pm »
Thanks for reply,hopefully get tank this sunday
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Members Tanks / New Tank!
« Last post by Joe on Mar 20, 2019 4:17:59 pm »
Hi Guys im back!

As the title says I have a new tank! I doubt anyone can remember but I was briefly on here a few years ago but had to get rid of my tank :( so I'm not completely new to saltwater but have been out of it for quite a while!

I did keep a small freshwater tank on though over the last few years and finally decided to hop back into a small saltwater tank so here is the new addition to my home!

Fluval Sea Evo 52l
PS2 Mini Protein Skimmer
10lb Caribsea Fiji Pink
about 15lb of Caribsea Life Rock

I was looking at the InTank media basket but couldn't bring my self to spend 45 quid on it so I have a sheet of acrylic on the way to make my own :P, what would people recommend running as filter media?

Any pointers or advice are more than welcome as I get back into this side of the hobby!

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