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So I got a beautiful new Derasa clam today... covered in a few pests. Aptaisa, vermited... and some friendly isopods and such. Couple of things about our cleaning regiment: We QT everything regardless of what it is... We clean all livestock as advised... scrub, razor blade, glue whatever needs to be done to get the job done.. etc. I always wear gloves... been stung too many times by bristleworms So what's the problem? After cleaning off the two small aptasia I used the gloves to wipe off the blade, aptasia guts remaining on the glove. So the clam is still acclimating, I decided to
Hey everyone! I might have a pest problem. To begin, there were two Acropora's in my tank that lasted a while and immediately died off. I know I had a bit of an alkalinity problem, but anything that was damaged came right back. After about 3 weeks of keeping the Acropora where they were (hoping they would come back), I decided to examine them up close. I found some bugs, that aren't on other pieces of coral. If I do a quick google search, they do somewhat look like other Acropora eating bugs. What should I do about them? There aren't any other Acropora in the tank right now, but some SPS,