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Old 12-31-2017, 08:05 PM   #11
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My heater doesn't have a dial on it. It's one of those pre-set heaters, set to 78 +/-2 degrees. I will take your advice with the light though, and keep it off.
That's why I recommended rid ich plus because you don't have to increase the heat with that med, do not add salt if you have plants, salt does not kill ich it promotes slime coat, heat doesn't kill ich it speeds up the life cycle of the parasites, if the ich isn't gone by the end of your current treatment honestly put activated carbon in run for 24 hours remove carbon and do rid ich plus abs the ich + any secondary infection will be gone in 3-6 days but you will continue the treatment for 3-5 days after the last spot is gone , it's the best med out there for ich in my opinion and many others, it has malachite Green and formalin.
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That's why I recommended rid ich plus because you don't have to increase the heat with that med, do not add salt if you have plants, salt does not kill ich it promotes slime coat, heat doesn't kill ich it speeds up the life cycle of the parasites, if the ich isn't gone by the end of your current treatment honestly put activated carbon in run for 24 hours remove carbon and do rid ich plus abs the ich + any secondary infection will be gone in 3-6 days but you will continue the treatment for 3-5 days after the last spot is gone , it's the best med out there for ich in my opinion and many others, it has malachite Green and formalin.


That's really good to know. I will see if my local pet store has it. Also, I have only fake plants, so the salt wouldn't be an issue in that regard.
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That's really good to know. I will see if my local pet store has it. Also, I have only fake plants, so the salt wouldn't be an issue in that regard.
The rid ich plus is great the only downfall is it can't be used with scaless fish, and could possibly dye the silicone in the tank, but I would rather have dyed silicone than dead fish as ich does kill.
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The rid ich plus is great the only downfall is it can't be used with scaless fish, and could possibly dye the silicone in the tank, but I would rather have dyed silicone than dead fish as ich does kill.


Okay, new question. I have two corydoras. They are scaleless. They would probably be affected by the rid ich? Also, would say be bad for them? I want to make sure before I get anything that might harm them.
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Okay, new question. I have two corydoras. They are scaleless. They would probably be affected by the rid ich? Also, would say be bad for them? I want to make sure before I get anything that might harm them.
You can't use rid ich with the cories, have to find a scaless fish safe med
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Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim (maracyn plus) along with "quick cure" (malachite green) would definitely help your fish.
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