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Old 09-11-2011, 09:48 PM   #11
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Now I'm stressing my qt tank is only 90ltrs is that ok for 2' tang for now
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then it might be best to treat all three fish, to insure that there is no ich left in the DT. it would stink to treat the tang, put it back in and then have it contract the parasite all over again.
you could also leave it in the DT, feed it well and not do anything, and hope for the best. some times their immune system is strong enough to beat the infestation.
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yes, a 20 gallon tank is ok for treatment of a 2" tang. just put a couple short pieces of pvc in it so it can hide/feel safe.
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My blue tang got ich too after about 3 days of having it. I had to move all 6 fish into QT

My QT is only 20 gallons as well. They've been in there about 4 days now and are looking pretty well. I'm doing a hyposalinity treatment on them for about 8 weeks and leaving my DT empty for that time too.
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Old 09-12-2011, 09:29 AM   #15
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He's in qt tank treatment started he looks happy not stressed eating and swimming around
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My Purple Tang got ich soon as I got it home, Im guessing it just got way to stressed being transported.

I bought 2 cleaner shrimp and they picked the ich right off of him. I fed some home maid food soaked in garlic to boost his immune.

Also, I treated with Herbtana for a week. It is completly invert/reef safe. I didn't loose anything.
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:44 PM   #17
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After 3 days of treatment the spots have gone my concern now is he's not eating and just staying next to the heater
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He prob just recovering. Sounds like he is still adjusting to his new environment.
I moved my tank a week ago and mine got a couple spots of ich from being stressed. He is better now but too he is hiding and hanging by the heater but he is eating..
Little pig was eating the algea sheet out of my hand before I even made it to the clip.
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Now he os laying on the bottom of tank breathing really fast

I'm worried now that the qt tank is stressing him out to the point of dying
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He's turning purple in patches as well
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