Snowflake Eel

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    Seventy7INa45

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    Hi, I have a snowflake eel that is about 11" long. There was a lot of aiptasia in my tank and I am afraid my snowflake eel was stung by one. He has small splotches on his belly and tail. I have since killed most of those aiptasia but now I am worried how to treat the eel. Please Help!


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    Seventy7INa45, Mar 28, 2009
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    daugherty part time reefer

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    if he was stung there is nothing you can do.
     
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    Teixeira29 Live Rock Fish only

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    I agree with daugherty!
     
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    would a sting from the aiptasia cause a lump to appear on his stomach?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    It could. He will probably be okay. Fish can be irritated by aiptasia stings, but they rarely cause permanent damage. Just keep an eye on it, and make sure he keeps eating.
     
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    ccCapt Reef Hacker Moderator

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    Do you really have an 11" eel in a 37g (30" long) tank?
    What do you have for the substrate?
     
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