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Old 12/30/2007, 10:52 PM
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my clown has white bumps?

HELP! i dunno what to do my clown has white bumps what should i do.
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:12 PM
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Are they more like white little dots? Probally ich. Can you post a picture.
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:18 PM
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Do you have any garlic extract? Many people claim that works great added to the water and food.

What else do you have in the tank? Do you have a hospital tank? These details can help us make suggestions.
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:22 PM
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its like white bump from his tail to his head i have him a tank and 25 lbs. of lr and xenia coral. i have a hospital tank i was told to do freshwater dip so im doing that wen i catch him i donno wat garlic extract is and dont have any probably?
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:29 PM
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Ok,slow down.
What does the specks look like?
The hospital tank you mention,is this set up right now?
Personally,I wouldn't do freshwater dip,it stresses them out bad.But if you do make sure that water temp and PH is the same or you'll kill that fish.You need to go to the fish disease forum and look up crypto and also Hypo treatment.
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:34 PM
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the specs are white and look like they stick out like a bump.
hospital tank is setup.
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:43 PM
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Well,there's two ways to treat.

1)One is to put the fish in the hospital tank and slowly lower your specific gravity down from 1.025 to 1.010 via a refractor by .002 every 6 hrs.
Keep it at 1.010 for two weeks after the spots disapear.
Then slowly raise it bck up to 1.025 again.

2)Is to treat with copper(in the hospital tank) following the instructions on the package to a tee.
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Old 12/30/2007, 11:44 PM
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if i do the 1st step jus slowly add freshwater?
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Old 12/31/2007, 12:20 AM
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if i do the 1st step jus slowly add freshwater?
Correct. IMO setting up a drip @ about 3-5 drops/second would be the way to go, testing the salinity every so often until the desired salt concentration is (slowly) reached.
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Old 12/31/2007, 01:39 AM
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I agree with hypo if it is ich. Shoot for a salinity of 1.009
 

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