Urgent help needed Goniopora help

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  1. Jeremydkny

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    My gonoporra seems to be dying. It has brown like jellyfish stuff on it. Please help. Also, can somebody please help me to upload photos too.

    Thanks
     
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    Sounds like brown jelly disease
    Not sure if there is a cure , can try an iodine dip
    1L tank water with 5ml iodine and dip coral for 2-3min then throw water away
     
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    Water parameters?
     
  5. Jeremydkny

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    Took a sample to pet shop on Thursday and they said water has too much calcium and salinity is high. They asked me to add RO water and stop adding reef foundation abc for three days.
    Thanks guys.
     
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    Took a sample to pet shop on Thursday and they said water has too much calcium and salinity is high. They asked me to add RO water and stop adding reef foundation abc for three days.
    Thanks guys.
     
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    I had the same thing with mine a few weeks ago and I used 2 margerine containers and aded tank water in both then aded about 15 to 20 drops of tincture Iodean that I bought at the chemast in the first container with the tank water. I placed the Goniporia in the first container and squirted all the brown jely of withe a 60ml siringe and then left it in there for about 30min then moved it to the second container with onley tank water to get most of the iodean of (just squirt it again to make sure all the brown jely is of ) then place it back in the tank and leave it alone. I had to repeat this proceeger for 4 days in a row and there after it did not come back an my Goniporia is very healthey an doing very well.

    PS: disgard the water every time after use.
     
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    BTW Brown Jelly Disease is not related to calsium or salinity. It is a disease and Iodeane kils it but it takes a few dips to kill it.
     
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    Thank you so much. I really love my gonoporra and I thought I lost it. Can that jewelry disease spread to other coral. The reason I ask is because my pin cushion hasn't opened up today either.
    Thanks again for the advise.
     
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    It usely spreds to other LPS polops that is not healthy. But wil not likely atack healthy corals.
     
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    What do I do to get rid of it from my tank?
     
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    Don't dip everything you might kill your corals. Onley dip when it is necessary. Maybe @Nemos Janitor can shed some light on this.
     
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    Can we get a pic please.
    Would really like to identify it asap if it happens with my goni.

    Thanx man
     
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    Where you reply there is a "manage attachments" buton, use it to lode pics.
     
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    no like 2-3 drops when i had it i did it and i lost nothingbut rather use a coral dip that norm works and is much safer
     
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    Take it out of your tank. It is going to infect the rest of your corals.
     
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    That looks like its quite bad already...looks dead from the pics actually.

    Also your anemone is bleached,could be lack of lighting and food were going to need some more details on your tank before you let that anemone die,did you do research on keeping anemones yet and their lighting requirements?
     
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    @ falcon .... Sebae anemone doing fine. Feed it prawn, every second day. That's his color. Thanks guys. Lost the gonoporra. Thank god nothing else was infected.
     
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    Ok I cant see clearly from the pic but if its opaque then probably in trouble,the only white anemones will have a solid white pigment that you cant really see through.

    But yeah keep at it with the manual feeding should go along way whether its healthy or not.

    What lighting do you have btw?
     
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