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Lee F 01-22-2017 12:54 PM

White spot
 
I've just done he first treatment for white spot after I noticed some of my tetras had it this morning. I'm curious about when I should put the carbon filters back? I've spent ages checking online with no luck. I assume it will be after the second treatment but how long after?

Thanks

imamesshelpme 01-23-2017 07:45 PM

I think i remember hearing somewhere that you're not supposed to put the carbon filters back until the fish are 100% healed. I know it can filter out some of the good in meds.

nirbhao 01-24-2017 12:46 AM

Skip the carbon (you shouldn't put your old carbon back anyway) and get Purigen. Add it with the first water change after you've finished treatment.

coralbandit 01-24-2017 09:14 AM

You treat till 3-4 days after you see last spot.
It is not nor should it be a 1 or 2 time treatment...It could take over a week.
You need to understand the lifecycle of ich...Know the Enemy...
Purigen is good stuff.
Water changes do the same as both carbon and purigen for less $, better and, faster.


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