My 210 restart.

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by scuzy, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. Rostato

    Rostato Supporting Member

    Excuse my ignorance here, but won’t taking out the rocks be a moot point? I’m sure whatever is in the tank is in the rocks...

    I’d just give it a few weeks or months without fish and try again...unless you completely start over from scratch.
     
  2. JVU

    JVU BOD

    If it’s bacterial and in the water column, have you considered a UV sterilizer?

    Also if you haven’t, you may want to post in the fish disease section at R2R, there are some pretty knowledgeable folks there.
     
  3. Mr2KiEu

    Mr2KiEu Guest

    Damn, sorry to hear that Andy. Hope everything bounces back better.
     
  4. euod

    euod Supporting Member

    This is a good first approach to tackle what sounds like a bacteria issue.
    I have seen this goes so ways and most of the time the prognosis is not good.
    Bacteria issue could be secondary and derived from virus or bugs, too.
    Hope you get a grasp on this infection.




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  5. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member


    I'm bleaching the rocks so nothing will survive. I just need to remove them so I can treat the tank and eventually move the fish to hospital tanks while I reboot the main display.


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  6. Rostato

    Rostato Supporting Member

    Ahh. Makes sense.

    My only other question is...is it really worth it to start over?

    I hate new tanks. Soo many issues and tone to wait before everything settles down. I’d try and find a way that first require killing everything.


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  7. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Been battling this for a year it's too a point I have to do it.


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  8. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Supporting Member

    That’s too bad man. I know how hard you work to keep this sort of thing from happening. Any pictures of the skin falling off the fish? When you say you’ve been battling it for a year, why do you mean?
     
  9. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    The find on all the tangs looked like there are eaten even on the small yellow Tang in the frag Tang that's connected to the main display. And that fish has no one to bother it so it's not aggression.


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  10. rygh

    rygh BOD

    Skin and mucus falling off and such sounds like a bad case of Brooklynella to me.

    Major sympathies!!

    You really should try to determine if it is a parasite / virus / bacteria.
    If parasite, all your corals and rocks would be fine.
    Of course, you would need a long no-fish fallow time.
     
  11. rygh

    rygh BOD

    That said - a reboot can be a good opportunity to really rebuild and redo things the way you want.
    I do not regret my majano-reboot.
     
  12. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Reboot also helps me remove spongegodes and pocilapora death spawns.





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  13. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

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    Phase 2 all rocks out.


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  14. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Almost killed by dwarf Golden moray cause it was hiding In The rocks been in the trash can for hours still alive.


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  15. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Supporting Member

    I killed my stary blenny that way. We kept looking all over the tank and the removed rock and couldn’t account for him and then I flipped over the rock that I had removed from the tank the day before and he fell out of one of the caves.
     
  16. tankguy

    tankguy Supporting Member

    Dam Andy sorry to hear
     
  17. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    Andy, if you need anything during the re-boot, give a shout out.
     
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  18. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit BOD

    Wow....that’s rough Andy. You’ve put so much effort into your tanks. Tough break. Happy to help in any way.
     
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  19. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster Staff Member

    Sorry about your loss, hopefully RE-do will be worth it.


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  20. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Thanks everyone. Once I get it back up hopefully will be for the best.


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