Eliminating Skin Flukes in Saltwater Fish

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photo provided by Kris Cline – Carolina Aquatics

 Skin Flukes are one of the most common parasites found on saltwater fish. Unfortunately they are also one of the most overlooked parasites. These nasty buggers feast on the skin and mucus of many common aquarium fish including; wrasses, tangs, angelfish, rabbitfish, triggers, butterflyfish, sturgeon fish and more. Flukes are sometimes difficult to locate on many fish so the not so well informed aquarist will purchase a fish, get it home and simply add their new found friend to their fish tank. This is risky business, imprudent, and  sometimes a very costly mistake. Too ofter we hear stories like: “Yea I went to this fish store and bought a fish from them. The next thing I know, all my MORE

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