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Old 05-14-2013, 03:27 PM   #1
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Problem with white spot.

Hi all,
I have been keeping fresh water fish now for 6 years, my tank was 60 litres, I have started up a new tank a few months ago now introducing danio's to get the cycle up and running. All was going very well have over 10 good astablished plants in there a few snails and doing often api tests testing well.
So i went to the local aquarium shop and chated to them of my set up and advised me on different fish so I got some clown loaches and some dwarf guarmis, after 1 day i discovered WHITE SPOT... Went I went back to the supplier, very appologetic advising me, free of charge, King British formula WS3, I have been doing as the instructions say and after 9 days with water changes ect, I today found it has spread to other fish and looks like it is getting worse. Can anybody advise me, The aquarium centre tells me not to raise temp as this can make things worse when lowering and tells me not to feed the fish and not to use salt and keep the light off.
I am confused can anybody shed any light!!
I am very new to forums by the way..
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:31 PM   #2
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I had this same problem but I use a product called super ick cure... And it worked no more white spots never again... It's a good product the only thing Is that is gonna dye ur stuff in blue... -.- but its a good product at least my fish are not dead... I recommend it.. Just follow instructions it's easy
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:39 PM   #3
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Thanks for that noob will check out that product, I forgot to mention that my tank now is 250 litres if that makes any difference and have a Fluval 306 eternal filter, I understand that I have to take the carbon filter out.
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Old 05-14-2013, 03:43 PM   #4
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Thanks for that noob will check out that product, I forgot to mention that my tank now is 250 litres if that makes any difference and have a Fluval 306 eternal filter, I understand that I have to take the carbon filter out.
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Yes u do have to take the carbon filter out.. And I don't know if u have seen salt for freshwater fish.. It helps a lot ur fish, it prevents them from get stressed due to the medication.. And it helps them to have a better gill function... So is not bad using "freshwater salt".... And u have to do water change of course.. Any question just send me a message and I will help in what I can..
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And I wanna add... There is no problem in using the salt for freshwater fish when using medicines... So don't worry about that..
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Ok so your saying you can use freshwater salt with the medication?
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Oh ok will try that thanks, and will let you know the out come
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Yes I recommend first add the salt... Then wait for a couple minutes and add the medicine... U will see instructions in there so u re not gonna get lost...
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Hi

I had the same problem with my EBR's, after looking around on here I decided to treat only with heat, I upped the temp for three weeks never lost a fish and they are all fine now.

Maybe try the heat first before adding all kinds of stuff to your tank
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I had the same problem with my EBR's, after looking around on here I decided to treat only with heat, I upped the temp for three weeks never lost a fish and they are all fine now.

Maybe try the heat first before adding all kinds of stuff to your tank
Yes thats a good idea... Too.!!
I decided to put medicine on mines because it was too advanced...
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