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Old 05-27-2006, 10:11 AM   #1
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treating with coppersafe HELP!!!!!

I have been treating with coppersafe for about 4 weeks now(for ick). This morning one of my green chromis didn't come up to eat. He is hiding and when he swims he seems to sink. Is this a reaction to the copper? Should I remove it and stop treatment? I haven't seen ant ick spots since the third day of treatment but my tang has been rubbing a little. I think maybe the copper is starting to bother him. Is 3 and a half weeks long enough to have killed the ick?
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This is why I am not a fan of copper. I believe Hypo is the way to go. I have never used copper so I dont know if 3 1/2 weeks is OK or not. What does the directions say.
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Are you testing the levels of copper?
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The instructions say 1 mon but I have started removing the copper and will have to keep my fingers crossed. I haven't seen any ick since the third day of treatment. I am going to lower the salinity to 1.015 and pray. I have been testing levels everyday.
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