Rabit being stung by corals

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  1. Raven

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    Hi,
    It looks like my rabit is being stung quite badly by one of corals...

    I will take him out later this weekend. ( just need to setup the quarantine tank)

    What meds can I use to get him better?
    Also will it help if I leave a light on in evenings? As mostly he get these burns mostly after dark.
    Dont want to get rid of him, nor of any of the corals...
    But probably will have to get rid of some to make more swim space....

    (How do one uploads pictures from samsung S3?)
     
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    are you sure its coral stings? what LPS do you have?
     
  4. Raven

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    Not 100% sure... looking at other pics gave me that impression....

    I dont have any lps that can stink him. Only a couple big kenia trees. He sleep very close to these..
    My clowns that host in them have black little dots on them due to the stings...

    Ill try to upload pictures from my phone...
     
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    Nope, that does not sound right. Doubt at all that it is a Kenia tree, especially on the Clowns
     
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    It is kenia trees in the background right?

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    What is Black Spot Disease? Typically a "disease" that is most commonly associated with Tangs and Surgeonfishes, but one that can be contracted by other species as well, what is referred to as Black Spot Disease, Tang Disease or Black Ich is actually caused by an infestation of tiny Genus Paravortex member turbellarian flatworms.
     
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    IMO bacterial infection.

    How do the other fish look?
     
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    check water parameters
     
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    Hardly likely that the Kenya trees are to blame.

    Im with Keith on possible infection.
     
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    Hi. The other fish in the tank is ok. The black spots on the clowns are gone.
    They only had it for a week or three.
    Only the rabit thats infected....

    1. The pinkinsh coral is a kenya tree right? (Was sold to me as kenya tree) oh, I will prob sell or swap one of these soon... (have a couple)
    2. Best plan for this fish now? Must I remove it?
    3. What meds can I use?

    All water parameters are ok. (The only thing that I cant check is ph :-( )
    Thx
     
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    On this link below - have a look at the clown fish and even the fox...
    They look the same as mine... (same black spots and the marks on tthe fox looks the same as my rabbit)
    Marine Fish Diseases and Parasites p
     
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    can anyone maybe confirm that the corals in the pictures are indeed Kenya trees?
     
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    yes they are Kenya tress and the are harmless to fish
     
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    okey - things are looking a bit worse now. :-(

    What meds can I use that's reef safe? Some issues setting up the QT tank.
    Will not be able to do that in time...

    I've used Herbitana(spelling??) last night - only meds that I have..
    But will prob need to get something else.

    It's fins are now all in a bad shape. :-(
     
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    Stop using herbranna its junk and it does not work at all
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    Ok - but then what what must I get?
     
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    Herbtana is a food appetizer. To get your fish to eat, or to keep them eating. A fish that still eat will have a much better change to survive. Although the Herbtana does nothing to cure the infection. but as long as they still eat.
     
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