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Old 10-19-2007, 09:27 PM   #1
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Getting rid of Isopods

I recently noticed Isopods on a sick damsel of mine. Oddly enough they dont go on any other fish. How do i get rid of these things. One is white with black eyes( havent seen him since the crab ate him) the other is really small and brown in color. I was considering using coppersafe.

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Isopods are best removed manually. Use a flashnight at night to spot them. I do not normally advocate the addition of livestock for parasitic control, but the sixline wrasse does a good job of eradicating isopods.

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I agree the sixline would be the best bet. I would not use copper in your main tank.


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