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exactly what is ick?

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Old 12-14-2010, 09:06 PM   #1
 
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?
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Old 12-14-2010, 09:36 PM   #2
 
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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.
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Old 12-14-2010, 10:46 PM   #3
 
no now he is in my community tank. should i put him in solitary confinement?
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Old 12-15-2010, 05:11 AM   #4
 
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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.
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Old 12-15-2010, 09:11 PM   #5
 
ok thanks!
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Old 12-16-2010, 11:55 AM   #6
 
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Hope you don't have any shrimp in the tank...
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Old 12-16-2010, 12:31 PM   #7
 
nope no shrimp yet. i do want some though....
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