Users' questions

What is wrong with my wrasse?

What is wrong with my wrasse?

Spinal Injury: A wrasse with a spinal injury will typically swim as if it has a sinker tied to its tail. The tail is generally aimed down, and the head up. The fish may spiral around the tank a bit, and barely move the back half of its body. Eventually, it may succumb to the injury.

Are wrasses disease resistant?

They are quite hardy, disease resistant, and long-lived. These fish will rid a few pests in the aquarium, like the pyramid snails and commensal flatworms.

Why is my wrasse hiding?

Well, getting back to the hiding Wrasse, most Wrasses hide in the sand bed when they are stressed, traumatised or frightened. This IS Normal.

Do wrasse jump out of tank?

Not only do wrasses jump, they can somehow find their way out of pretty small openings, no matter the angle they have to take.

What causes swim bladder disease?

Causes of Swim Bladder Disorder This disorder is sometimes caused by compression of the swim bladder, which may involve a distended stomach from rapidly eating, overeating, constipation, or gulping air, which is thought to occur with floating foods.

Can marine fish become immune to ich?

Fish that survive mild infections can develop immunity. There are currently no drugs or chemicals that kill Ich while it resides in the fish skin or gills; they can only kill Ich when the parasite is in the water, and therefore all current therapies require a cyclical re-treatment program.

Are clownfish immune to ick?

IME; wrasses, clownfish, damsels, gobies, rabbitfish, cardinalfish, dragonets and eels are all ich resistant species. Generally speaking.

How long do wrasse hide for?

It may subside on its own, but if it persists much longer than 7-10 days you may need to take action.

How long will yellow Coris Wrasse hide?

7 to 10 days
Yellow Coris Wrasse can hide under the sandy substrate for 7 to 10 days.

Do Melanurus wrasses jump?

Watch out, the Melanurus wrasse jumps. Unfortunately, like many wrasse species, Melanurus wrasses surf on carpets.

Do fairy wrasses jump?

In an uncovered tank, they only jump once.

Can swim bladder cure itself?

Depending on the cause, swim bladder disorders may be temporary or permanent. If your fish has a permanent swim bladder disorder, they can still live a full and happy life with some lifestyle modifications.