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Old 09-17-2011, 09:44 PM   #931
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I don't have ich and don't want it. Can I use this to prevent it?
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Old 09-17-2011, 10:24 PM   #932
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let your tank cycle for 2-3 months before you put anything in it or youll waste your money ..then be sure your tank perameters are stable....then add..slow
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Old 09-17-2011, 10:30 PM   #933
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let your tank cycle for 2-3 months before you put anything in it or youll waste your money ..then be sure your tank perameters are stable....then add..slow
My tank has been up for about 5 months. Prams are good except alk is low. I'm boosting the alk now...
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Old 09-17-2011, 11:14 PM   #934
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best way to prevent ich; use a qt, properly. With regular pwc's, good feeding practices, and no overstocking you should run an ich free system... 4 easy steps to healthy aquarium without crazy additives.
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Old 09-17-2011, 11:16 PM   #935
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best way to prevent ich; use a qt, properly. With regular pwc's, good feeding practices, and no overstocking you should run an ich free system... 4 easy steps to healthy aquarium without crazy additives.
Got it... Thanks for the advice....
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Old 09-18-2011, 12:06 AM   #936
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I know its not what anyone wants to hear, and it would be nice if those things truly worked unfortunately more often than not putting things we cannot test for into our tank is generally a bad idea.
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Old 09-18-2011, 12:13 AM   #937
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I know its not what anyone wants to hear, and it would be nice if those things truly worked unfortunately more often than not putting things we cannot test for into our tank is generally a bad idea.
I understand and it makes sense...
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Old 09-18-2011, 12:41 PM   #938
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I'm doing 20g pwc (on a 90g) every week. Is this to much? Am I over doing it? No my parameters are not out of whack. Just my akl was low. 4.... Yeah.... But I'm boosting it up. Just don't wanna add unneeded stress on the fish...
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Old 09-18-2011, 02:35 PM   #939
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I would think IF the all is low on the incoming new water, a bigger weekly water change like that would hold the all down in the tank.
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what slat did you say you where using?
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