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slickscustoms 12-14-2010 09:06 PM

exactly what is ick?
my silver dollar has alot of white dots all over him. ive just noticed it tonight. i have a 10 gallon set up with no fishies in it. should i quarinteen him?

aunt kymmie 12-14-2010 09:36 PM

My favorite go-to article in regards to Ich:

The Skeptical Aquarist

As long as he is already by himself he is in effect in QT. You can treat him in the tank he is already in.

slickscustoms 12-14-2010 10:46 PM

no now he is in my community tank. should i put him in solitary confinement?

aunt kymmie 12-15-2010 05:11 AM

If you read the article (and you did read the article, right?? ;-)) once one fish has Ich they have ALL been exposed and the entire tank must be treated.

slickscustoms 12-15-2010 09:11 PM

ok thanks!

redchigh 12-16-2010 11:55 AM

Hope you don't have any shrimp in the tank...

slickscustoms 12-16-2010 12:31 PM

nope no shrimp yet. i do want some though....

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