01-28-2010, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by bonesman
i have a lionfish that i think has ick there are little white spots on its fins i was told to treat with garlic but i cant get him to eat anything but live feeder guppies and quarantine tank is not possible right now
Wow. You are in a really difficult situation, primarily because you made a mistake that is no longer correctable. You put a Lionfish into the display tank before it was eating dried foods. Honestly, if you can't use a Q, you can't medicate the display, and the fish won't eat dried foods to soak in garlic, I have no other treatment options.
I would attempt to soak freeze dried krill in a garlic supplement and try your best to get the Lionfish eating.
First, before you do anything, lets see some pics of what you are looking at.