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Old 03-01-2011, 11:28 AM   #1
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Did anyone beat Ick with garlic and cleaner shrimp?

Did anyone beat Ick with garlic and cleaner shrimp?
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Garlic: What has been Studied Versus What has been Claimed by Steven Pro - Reefkeeping.com

Garlic IMO and according to the article will not get rid of the parasite. It basically strenghtens the immune system. A cleaner shrimp can not keep up with parasite production. Your best bet would be to QT all your fish and treat with Hyposalinity. The Display tank should be fishless for 8 weeks. Here is some info on the parasite

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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