07-09-2012, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by jaysee
The increase in temp alone is sufficient to break the life cycle and cure the fish - I would not mix remedies. 88 is a little high, but not too high for a 2 week treatment. Some strains are more resistant to heat than others - when the temp is lower there is a risk of an unsuccessful treatment. 86 is good - only once has it not worked for me, at which point I bumped it up to 90. I treat all new fish for ich while in quarantine.
I checked the temp before I left today and misread, it is at 86 not 88. Unfortunately I don't have the option to quarantine. So do you recommend the salt or the ick guard? Or are you saying don't do either with the temp at 86. Posted via Mobile Device