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Old 09-05-2011, 09:22 PM   #1
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Clown with ick

I noticed some white spots on his back and side fin I think it's ick if it is what med is safe for corals
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Old 09-05-2011, 10:30 PM   #2
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Would ick attack be good or not
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Old 09-05-2011, 10:43 PM   #3
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Would ick attack be good or not
No,its a waste of money,,,only 2 methods are proven to work...Copper and hyposalinity ...I prefer hypo
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Old 09-05-2011, 11:10 PM   #4
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I have corals and other inverts will it hurt and how do you do the thing you mentioned
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Old 09-06-2011, 01:41 AM   #5
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http://www.dfs-pet-blog.com/2010/01/ich/
here is a good source in how to treat marine velvet and saltwater ich. medication required is formalin&copper; go to lfs and buy the version of quick cure that has formalin/copper.
http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-0...ture/index.php
this is a better read. good luck. btw you will need a qt; med not safe for invert/coral
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Old 09-06-2011, 05:37 PM   #6
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Should I quarantine him
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:58 PM   #7
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I have successfully used kick ich before...
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curing is time sensitive. ich attack is useless; recommend quik cure in qt and dont use mt water or u will transfer disease
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Copper safe is good. It treats velvet ich and all that good stuff. You have to use Qt obviously since it has copper
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Old 09-08-2011, 12:24 AM   #10
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Angelfish56,

I'm in the same boat. I didn't use a QT, and the last fish I introduced to my main display broke out in ich 3 days later.

I just finished setting up a QT and moving ALL 6 fish in there. I'm going to give the hyposalinity a try. Unfortunately, it can't be done in the main tank because I have live rock and snails and crabs -- the low salinity will kill them.

So tomorrow starts Day 1 of probably 60 days lol ... This really sucks! I will always quarantine now.
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