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Jan 8, 2015 - A guide to diagnosing and treating Ich (Ick) in betta fish.
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Today I checked all the fish, a few days after first treatment was finished and 2 fish have ich and look rather sick with more spots than the inital breakout. I have started the multi cure again at the dosage recommended and have also added salt into the tank The one remaining fish without any signs of ich is doing fine, so far.
I've read that you can't treat Ick with snails in the tank, and if you treat the fish in ..
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hi everyone i really need someone to help me i’ve just had my fish for a couple weeks and i’ve noticed that one of them has white dots on it’s tail i think that is ick and i dont know if i should treat him sepertaly or with all the other fish while the others are fine nothings wrong with them so what should i do and when the treatment is over so i have to change all the water and do i have to take the filter out while doing the treatment or is it ok for it to work? and i realised that when i put the medicine in some fish eat it is that ok ? im sorry for the questions but i really need some help ! thanku =) Sep 22, 2012 - If the main tank is still 'sick' this may cause the treated fish to ..
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The intent of this article is to discuss acceptable ways of treating ich on scaleless fish species and in invertebrate tanks. In a common tank without scaleless fish where ich occurs simply raising the temperature up to around 84 degrees and salting the tank with a general aquarium salt usually does the trick. In advanced or uncontrolled situations some resort to the malachite green treatment which is a cycle of doses intended to defeat the ich in its tomite (free swimming) stage.There are treatments available. Treatments work only for the free-swimming stage. So don't expectthe white spots to disappear off your fish immediately. You will have to wait for these to fall off, form the cyst stage, and when the free-swimming stage emerges they will be killed by thetreatment. While you are treating your fish for ich (described below) it is a good idea to turn thetemperature in your tank up a couple of degrees. The ich life cycle moves faster at higher temperatures. In this way you'll get the cysts to the free-swimming stage much quicker and can kill them off.Malachite Green and Formalin: These two cures are often mixed together in products in the aquarium pharmaceutical world. Products like Quick-Cure, Rid Ich, and Ich Guard are the most common. The problem for scaleless fish and invertebrates is the malachite green. It is a very strong chemical used to kill fungus and parasites. It is toxic to humans if digested or breathed for long periods. Fish that are treated with malachite green should not be consumed by humans as the residue can cause fatal results. Malachite green stains silicone and decorations a greenish-blue color and is very strong. If treating scaleless fish species or invertebrates use only half the dose that is recommended and carefully monitor the fish in the tank for signs of struggling. If the fish appears to struggle remove it from the main tank and treat it in a quarantine tank with a lower dosage level.Ich treatment is one of the most frequently discussed topics in fish keeping. Ich, or ick, more commonly known as the fish white spot disease, is in fact a parasite scientifically called Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. You do not need to remember the full spelling of the term since most people call the disease ich or ick. 😀 In order to have an effective ich treatment, we must first understand these parasites.