puufed up puffer not looking so good

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puufed up puffer not looking so good

Post by 1st timer » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:50 pm

Up untill this morning my gsp was doing fine. Very active and eating well. just checked up on him and he's slightly puffed up and his skin looks a bit wrinkled. His belly is stilkl all white .I have a zoa that's doing great,a clove polyp that hasnt opened up yet and a star polyp that just opened up today....got these corals last week. Params are ammo 0 nitrite 0 nitrate 10 sg 1.024 and temp is at 79F. The only thing that has changed is that i added another base rock yesterday. Maybe i didnt rinse it good enough cause when i put it in the tank some dust came off the rock, I left it like that cause i figured the filters would pick it up. Skimmerless set up running 2 AC 50 with bio mass, phosguard,hypersorb and poly filter(which is light brown).
What could be wrong?

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Re: puufed up puffer not looking so good

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:17 pm

I would definitely add a skimmer.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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Re: puufed up puffer not looking so good

Post by 1st timer » Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:36 pm

Puffer is gone. Didn't make it through the night.

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Posts: 30071
Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
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Re: puufed up puffer not looking so good

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:18 am

So sorry to hear this... Zoas are one of the most toxic things on Earth.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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