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Old 04-20-2014, 12:58 PM   #1
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Ick help!!!

Hey guys just found some white spot on 1 of my cardinal tetras, so far that's the one fish that has it. Before it spreads what's the best way to get rid of it?
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Old 04-20-2014, 06:29 PM   #2
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Crank the tank temperature up to 86 degrees increasing it by 1 - 2 degrees every hour or so. Keep it at that temperature for a week after the last spot goes away. It's a proven method of combatting ich that is much safer than medication.
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Crank the tank temperature up to 86 degrees increasing it by 1 - 2 degrees every hour or so. Keep it at that temperature for a week after the last spot goes away. It's a proven method of combatting ich that is much safer than medication.

+ 1 on this !!! Also some WC's are needed to help clean out the tank.
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Old 04-20-2014, 07:18 PM   #5
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Also, increasing aeration is important because warmer water holds less oxygen.
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