Tag Archives: Marine Ich

Marine Ich Conclusion

Well, our Goby hasn’t been seen in 2 days, so I believe he has died. We came home from work and found him breathing heavily and immediately set up the hospital tank. We waited an hour for the saltwater to … Continue reading

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Battling Marine Ich- Day 5

Well, this will probably be my last post on our Sharknose Goby with Marine Ich for a while. He not only still has it, but is still acting and eating normally. I expect to find him not doing well when … Continue reading

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Battling Marine Ich- Day 2

Following up from our previous post concerning our Sharknose Goby with what appeared to be Marine Ich. Well, it does look like Marine Ich, and from our forum post, no one has suggested it as anything else. Our Goby is … Continue reading

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Ich or not Ich? That is the question

We went away on vacation for a few days, and when we returned noticed our Sharknose Goby has white dots all over him. Normally, I would say it was “Ich”, other wise known as Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans). What I … Continue reading

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What is Marine Ich and How to get rid of it?

What is Marine Ich and How to get rid of it? Marine Ich is one of the most common diseases of saltwater fish, caused by the parasite Cryptocaryon irritans. We first noticed this problem when the smallest of our clownfish … Continue reading

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