05-23-2012, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Romad
I'd stick with the length of time that they told you to treat and give the fish a break. Meds can be hard on fish and it's our protective gene that wants to keep medicating while symptoms are still there.
Keep the water squeaky clean in the meantime (I'm sure you already know that tho). Good luck and keep us posted.
Romad, let me ask you this. I believe I keep my tank always clean. The HIH developed while I attempted putting my female Opaline Gourami in with my single GBR. She was such a stressor, as everytime she saw him, she chased him into hiding. So, I removed her, and figured that is what caused it. Aquaadvisor says because I only have one fish in a 30 gal tank, I should do a weekly wc of 4%. So, because I do buy this water (soft) I've been doing only about 3-5 gallons, one week more, one week less. I have lots of plants, and I always have 0 of everything (nitrates etc). Is it possible I'm not doing big enough water changes and this is a water quality issue?