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Old 09-08-2012, 01:03 PM   #1
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sick naso tang :(

look at my sick naso tang he has ich. a beautiful fish that doesn't have a long time to live left. i have been feeding him medication and garlic extract and seaweed for a week to try and help him but nothing has changed. if not its getting worse. i lost my blue powder tang to ich too
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Old 09-08-2012, 02:45 PM   #2
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Have you tried lowering salinity suddenly to around 20 ppt?
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Old 09-08-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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i dont want to sound like an idiot... but how do you do that?
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:10 PM   #4
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hopefully you can see the picture... he used to not have big bltchy dark spots on his face
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:19 PM   #5
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i dont want to sound like an idiot... but how do you do that?

Take out saltwater and replace it with just regular RO/DI water.
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Old 09-08-2012, 06:09 PM   #6
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Hey mate, as Kio said, replace it with freshwater until salinity is 20 ppt, then increase it back to nornal at 1 ppt / day. Not sure is you have a separate tank as quarantine, which would also work with copper citrate.

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Old 09-08-2012, 06:34 PM   #7
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To get rid of the ick, u need to lower it to 1.009 for 6-8 weeks. It'll kill corals and inverts at that low, but will save ur fish.
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Old 09-08-2012, 06:42 PM   #8
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I would qt it and do low salinity to get rid of it.

Just my 2cents
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