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Old 03-27-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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I need help I have a blue hippo an a powder brown tang with ick I can't catch them in my 220g so i need a safe ick cure method has any one out there kno abou a reef safe cure plz I need help I don want them to die there the coolest fish I have in there anyone outthere plz help me out
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:33 PM   #2
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Sorry to tell you this but there is no such thing as a reef safe cure for ick. The only two ways to cure it is copper or hyposalinity in a qt tank.
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hondatek is correct only two cures that will work.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:00 PM   #4
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I heard something called fish vet works but I don't really have any revews about it
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:15 PM   #5
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I will just echo what my fellow fish keeping friends said,,there is "only 2 proven methods to kill ick"
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you can try a million things out there and spend lots and lots of money but i believe the outcome will be the same, the fish will probable die from the ich unless you employ one of the two cure that were suggested to you. start a qt tank and treat those fish in there with copper or hypo and you should have a happy ending to the ich problem. Good luck
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Almost forgot you will need to keep your dt tank fishless for 6 to 8 weeks to kill off the ich in your main tank, sorry. Also if you go the copper route try cupramine works very well with less adverse effects on the fish then other copper treatments
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Ok thanks for the help
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I will try to beat it with dipping the food in garlic guard an keeping them well Fed I have been told told that if u keep them happy the will get over il give it a try
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I will try to beat it with dipping the food in garlic guard an keeping them well Fed I have been told told that if u keep them happy the will get over il give it a try
Not what i would recommend ,but go for it and good luck..Just remember ick will always be in the tank
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