05-03-2011, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by mmccoy555
Just finished 5 weeks of ich treatment and saved my fish. Now what? I know a 20% water change is in order but do I just put the carbon filter back in and do the water change or is there something else? Thanks in advance. Ten gallon tank with 8 neons and 3 ghost shrimp if it matters.
Yeah that is what I do after treating with meds...depending on the tank size, I might do a larger water change...say 50%. Just make sure the carbon cartridge is active, I usually buy a new one to make sure...as the carbon will remove most meds and impurities like discoloration, smells, and such from the water. A good gravel vac wouldnt be a bad thing either.