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dprUsh83 10-21-2006 12:55 PM

Arg! Cloudy again....
Hey all...My fish had ich ( :( ) so a couple of days ago I used the Jungle Ich clear tablets, within a day no more ich! It was great, but since then I've been cloudy again. I did change my filter, which may be part of the problem, but I can't get it to clear up. Water params are normal and I've been doing a couple water changes a day to try to give it a boost, nothing!

Any recommendations or just wait for it to work itself out?

willow 10-21-2006 01:47 PM

is there any chance you could place a bit of
fine netting over the filter to stop the bits,
or something that i did once was put some filter floss in
a clean unused stocking and hung it in the tank,
it looked a little strange,and got some funny comments
but it did the trick,and the fish enjoyed picking from it
HTH a bit :)

crazie.eddie 10-21-2006 06:23 PM

The ich medication probably killed the benificial bacteria, which caused a bacterial bloom (cloudy white color). Basically, it's like a mini-cycle. It will eventually clear on it's own.

dprUsh83 10-21-2006 11:45 PM

Eddie, thank you for the information. Are my fish safe in the meanwhile?

crazie.eddie 10-22-2006 12:15 AM

Yeah, just monitor your water parameters closely.

Tracy 10-22-2006 12:50 AM

Your tank had ich, too? Horrible, isn't it. And yeah, I was going to say the same thing about the meds killing your beneficial bacteria. keep your eye on the ammonia and nitrite levels. :)

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