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Old 02-13-2018, 02:13 PM   #1
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Possible Ick?

Hi everyone! I'm new to this site and have never done forums before so please be patient with me if I'm doing this wrong. I have a question about Ick. My flame gourami has just a couple of White dots on his gills and I've researched and feel it might be ick starting. I have a community tank with a betta, an angel, neon Tetras, glofish tetras, Danios, Panda Corydoras, mollies and my gourami that is in question. My question is if all of these fish can handle the aquarium salt used for treatment and if they can also handle the raised temp of 86 degrees used for treatment. Or if anyone has any other suggestions, I sure would appreciate the input. I'll try to attach a picture of him to see if you think it's even ick.
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I use Kordon rid ich plus [not the herbal crap ] and don't need to turn heat up...
Works like it supposed to ..Faster then heat and salt..
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I don't know if this will work, but if the pic downloaded, the three spots are in his tail fin. Sorry it's blurry .. he's a fast swimmer and is camera shy.
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Thx! That's sounds great! Where do you get that at? Walmart .. Petco??
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Old 02-13-2018, 03:55 PM   #5
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Yes all will handle salt. Just keep an eye on your catfish though. And vacuum the bottom of the tank when you see spots are gone. Try to every other day or more. Then do a water change and re-dose, usually every 3 days till you feel it's gone. About a wk if you catch it soon.
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Thanks for the advice Angellove!
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If you go the meds route then get what Coral advised. If you do the heat and salt then 86 degrees is plenty. Do around a 30% water change twice a day. Do a light gravel vac each water change. As for salt, do 1 teaspoon per 2 gallons of water. I've done as much as a teaspoon per gallon of water but that can be seen as excessive.
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Thanks for the advice Angellove!
Do a few big water changes when your done. Salt don't filter out. dissolve the salt in a bowl of tank or tap water before adding to the tank(Same temp as tank).
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