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Old 08-31-2011, 12:46 PM   #1
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so i just discovered ick in my blue hippo tang its swimming fine and eating fine but i see the parasites on it and was wondering what are some good ways to treat it i know a freshwater dip and will try that but what else. and he has already been qt'ed
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Put him back in QT and administer Ick Attack or something. Do you have a UV sterilizer?
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No I don't but iv been lookin at them
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Old 08-31-2011, 12:55 PM   #4
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I would get one. Put him in QT right now before it spreads. Could it e possible that there is another fish in there that gave it to him? How long was he QTed?
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I mean I qt'ed him when I noticed
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IMO those ich meds dont work. Read these links for info on the parasite and ways to battle it.

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: A Quarantine Tank for Everything by Steven Pro - Reefkeeping.com


Marine Ich/Cryptocaryon irritans - A Discussion of this Parasite and the Treatment Options Available, Part I by Steven Pro - Reefkeeping.com

Marine Ich/Cryptocaryon irritans - A Discussion of this Parasite and the Treatment Options Available, Part II by Steven Pro - Reefkeeping.com
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has any one tried using garlic how effective is it
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Use a little garlic and get a cleaner shrimp there about 50/50 at picking off parisites
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i have a cleaner shrimp and he does clean it
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