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Old 04-23-2005, 09:09 PM   #1
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stressed wrasse

I have a solar wrasse in a QT, I treated him for ich(used clout) and did a water change. The ich is gone, but he is still not ready for the main tank becasue he is being treated with melafix now due to a cut on his side. He recently does not come out of a shell i put out for him and looks stressed and is even loseing some scales and his color. All the parameters of the tank are perfect, I even added cycle because on the package of clout it says it can kill some bacteria. The only thing i can think of is a high copper level(from Clout). Would activated carbon take the copper out?

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Do you have a copper test kit? If not, i recomend getting one, the same brand as the medication you are using. Once you have one of those, test the copper level to see what its at.
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Activated carbon should remove the copper from your water. Good luck with your wrasse. I hope it comes around!
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