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scalar 05-08-2010 11:28 PM

help lice?
 
so i got a florda gar today and when i got home he had fish lice
how do i treet it. hes in a 20 long for the moment before i put him in the 180g.

fryup 05-09-2010 06:21 AM

my tank is fresh water and i had lice...till...my snail population boomed....i would try snails but this could be a problem in its self :):):)....good luck

jeaninel 05-09-2010 06:36 PM

I've not had to deal with fish lice (thank goodness!) but I've read the best method is manual removal by tweezers and then treat the tank with something like Jungle Parasite Clear to kill the eggs/larvae. Also vacuum the substrate well.

scalar 05-09-2010 06:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jeaninel (Post 380392)
I've not had to deal with fish lice (thank goodness!) but I've read the best method is manual removal by tweezers and then treat the tank with something like Jungle Parasite Clear to kill the eggs/larvae. Also vacuum the substrate well.

thanks il try that he still in the sick tank


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