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Old 06-29-2012, 12:07 PM   #1
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Powder blue tang

My PB has had ick for about 3 weeks now but for the past 2 days I have seen very little spots I have been feeding selcon in he's food for the past 3 days now maybe it's helpin him figh the ick I'm goin to buy a blue jaw trigger today will acclimate him for 3 hours drip acclimation to reduce the stress
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Old 06-29-2012, 12:26 PM   #2
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Do not buy another fish if ick is in your tank!!!!!! It will surely get it!!!!! You need to wait until you don't see ick on the fish for 8 weeks if he fights it off. It's still in the tank 8 weeks after. Any new fish will get it. This hobby is about being patient, I don't know why you would add a stressed fish to an infected tank.
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Old 06-29-2012, 12:29 PM   #3
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Yea ur right just thought it over I will wait for a while
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Old 06-29-2012, 01:06 PM   #4
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Ich will be present whether you see the spots on the fish or not. Best to get the fish in a quarantine tank and treat while leaving the display tank fishless.
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Ich will be present whether you see the spots on the fish or not. Best to get the fish in a quarantine tank and treat while leaving the display tank fishless.
Can't remove him he's in a 210g tank with lots of hiding spots
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Old 06-29-2012, 01:43 PM   #6
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Can you move your rocks to reduce the hiding spots and get him out. Move them and wait till he calms down. Then get him out. I just did that with my chocolate tang for a fungal infection. Took a few hours, but it's better for the fish and the tank.
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Old 06-29-2012, 01:53 PM   #7
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Can you move your rocks to reduce the hiding spots and get him out. Move them and wait till he calms down. Then get him out. I just did that with my chocolate tang for a fungal infection. Took a few hours, but it's better for the fish and the tank.
I could try to get him out but I also have 3 yellow tangs 1 hippo tang an go in there an try to get him out I will only be stressing my fish more an more an they too could get ick from all that stress I will just have too keep them happy an feeding him selcon an garlic in not to concern about it he will make it last thing I need is more stress in the tank
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Old 06-29-2012, 05:25 PM   #8
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I would feed food soaked in vitamins and garlic. Wait 8 weeks after you see the last white spots. The ick should be dead by then. Then get a new fish. I would probably wait an extra 2 weeks just to be safe.
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Old 06-29-2012, 07:41 PM   #9
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Yea i will do that he's eating fine nice a fat just that he has ick not to worried he should get through this just fine they main thing is don't panic
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