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post #1 of 4 Old 01-22-2007, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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Disease??

Does anyone know about a brown spotted disease. My Hippo Tang came down with ich and has been in a QT using the hyposalinity method. The ich disappeared, but now there are brown spots covering its face and a line down the body. It looks like divits much like when a person scratches their chicken pox and leave crater scares. Can anyone please help with any suggestions. Hippo is eating well and swimming around fine.

pH: 8.2
1.015 slowly bringing salinity back to normal after 3 weeks of hyposalinity.
ammonia: 0
nitrite: 0
nitrate: 0
temp: 80
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post #2 of 4 Old 01-22-2007, 10:49 PM
Can yu post a pic, I'm pretty sure its laterial line disease. If thats the case there is no cure that I have heard of. But the fish can live with it. I found a little info for you if you want to read up on it.
http://www.ecosystemaquarium.com/html/hlle.html
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post #3 of 4 Old 01-23-2007, 12:29 AM Thread Starter
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Ya that's it alright. Thanks for the info. Great help. Let's hope Dori will live.
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-23-2007, 06:51 AM
Hopefully let us know how shes doing. I never went through it.But the LFS I work in has 2 purple tangs wih it. and they are all right just have that line running down there back.
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