Orca Labs Res-q-med

Discussion in 'Quarantine Tanks, Sick fish, QT, Coral help' started by NJH, 7 Sep 2015.

  1. dallasg

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    you might be able to, but i wouldnt and there shouldnt be a need.
    if your fish still have it, then the cause needs to be addressed

    the medication is based on the life cycle of the parasite being treated so extending it wont make it more effecting but rather stress out the fish more.



    these are my logical assumptions
     
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    Thanks @dallasg!

    Will be patient and do my time rather...
     
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    Interesting. That would be a game changer if it is Lymphocystis.

    I took some more pics yesterday. There is no improvement of the "white spot".
    How can I be sure it's white spot or lymphocystis?
    I'm still carrying on with the req-q-med medication




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    Is the fish still eating?
    Is it exhibiting any strange behavior?
     
  6. blrock

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    Fish still eating well. It does rub up against the coral, especially the candy cane.
    The spots seem to change every few days...
     
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    Could even be flukes pictures are quiet blurry
     
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    williet Look at the shiny LEDs!!!

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    That seems to me like flukes....
     
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    Flukes are very hard to see, they only go opaque when placed in a FW dip. They will fall off fish.
     
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    Tell you the only problem with this product.
    Is the tiny spoon you get in side that you can never get out and never reach the bottom hahahahahaah
     
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    Is there an MSDS available for this product?
     
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    It's rather difficult to get a clear picture. The tang never stops moving. It's been 20 days now and still no improvement. I guess it could be because it's NOT white spot. I removed the fish last night and have them in a another tank with cupramine.
     
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    Tagging along , seams alot of white spot cases this time of year
     
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    Well, very sadly, I woke up this morning to find all my fish dead! My prized Solar Boxfish, 2 clowns and the blue tang.
    It was only the second day in Cupramine. I was supposed to add the second dose of 10 drops CU tonight.
    I did a water test this morning and found the ammonia to be 0.8. Lethal I guess.

    I will contribute the ammonia spike to food. Perhaps? I don't know. The fish were moved into a 20 liter cube with powerhead only when I dosed Cupramine. There was no other filter

    :(
     
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    Sorry for you loss, but Cu kills all bacteria as well. With no biological filtration in your quarantine set up they died of Ammonia poisoning. You need biological filtration in your QT along with daily dosing of stability. 0.8 level is definitely lethal.
     
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