Latin name: Cryptocarion irritans
Other names: Marine ICH
Causative agent: parasite
Symptoms: Ciliated unicellular organism, White or gray growths (spots), Nodules are torn when trying to separate.
Clearly visible white or gray spots are epithelial growths on the mucous membrane, which is designed to protect underneath unicellular organisms. The growths are very hard to separate from the skin, and they often break when trying to remove a swab for the study.
Cryptocaryon the disease, which occurs in seawater, is very similar to ICH in fresh water. So it is often called “marine ICH”. The causative agent of the disease is a ciliated microorganism, which is located deep under the skin.
How to treat:
Cryptocaryon successfully treated with SERA cyprinopur treatment, because this tool also kills free-floating form of the parasite.
SERA cyprinopur treatment harmful for some
invertebrates (e.g., corals, molluscs, shrimps) and precaution should be applied only in a quarantine tank.
SERA cyprinopur treatment is applied daily for four to six days. Protein traps, ozonatory ultraviolet water purifiers should be turned off. To calculate an accurate dose you must take into account the total amount of water, including from the filter, auxiliary tanks, etc. to Measure out the exact amount of medication (from 0.2 to 2 ml) with medical insulin syringe, which can be purchased at the pharmacy.
In a separate aquarium marine fish can also be treated with SERA costapur. After treatment, you can’t just place the fish immediately in a saltwater aquarium, because even the slightest amount of funds that can be deadly to invertebrates. Fish should stay in for 10 minutes in a separate container with clean sea water taken from the aquarium in which it constantly resides, and only then can be planted in common aquarium.
SERA cyprinopur treatment
Fish are prone to disease: