02-11-2013, 06:34 PM
| || | No. Never, never combine two (or more) medications/treatments. They can interact, making things worse, or one may negate the other, or cause various chemical reactions. End result is highly stressed fish. When treating a disease, only use one method. Do a major water change or several major water changes before commencing any other "treatment" if the first is still present.
| If I have already treated with ich medication would it be helpful still to add the salt? How much (I have a 10gallon tank) | "Salt" means different things. Common salt, sodium chloride, is not the same as marine salt. Aquarium salt is common salt. Some fish are highly stressed by common salt. Soft water fish are. There are better treatments in most cases.
| You recommended aquarium salt ( API ) brand, would sea salt work? Or is it very specific kind of salt? | No. More bad advice, or strange advice, from a fish store. Plants can go into a tank on day 1. If they do, they will help avoid any "cycle." Plants aid in establishing a fish tank. Byron.
| I had considered the live plants before but I went to go buy some and the guy at the fish store told me I had to wait till my tank had been established for 6 months is this true? |