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  1. First experience with ich

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    Hey everyone. I'm relatively new to aquariums and fishkeeping. I have an axolotl, but I've honestly not had a fish since grade school. I bought a betta for my desk at work, and that lead to a second office betta, which lead to a home betta too. I got my home betta a week ago, and by...
  2. Treating ich with salt and my have over dosed

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    So maybe a week ago I had a major ich outbreak. After some fish died and medication didn't work, I went to my LFS and they sold me aquarium salt. I added 6 tbs for my 30 gallon tank and it seemed to work great. I keep my water temperature at a solid 82 and there's only a little remaining ich...
  3. Keeping Neon tetras/Black Neon Tetras

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    I bought 4 black neon tetras and eventually they got ich and died. Just 4 days after my purchase. It sucked. My aquarium is in a air conditioned room but the weather here is tropical. AC is not hitting my AQ directly it's pointed in another direction. AC is not always on only at night sometimes...
  4. Angelfish sudden mass death

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    Ive had a tropical fish tank running for a while now, and after my dead cichlids from my last post, i decided to get some Angelfish, word was that they were easy to care for. I kept them for a good few weeks, loved them, they became my favourite fish by far, they're so friendly and amazingly...
  5. Can I put bamboo shrimp and bristlenose pleco in an un-cycled "quarantine" tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Can I put bamboo shrimp and bristlenose pleco in an un-cycled "quarantine" tank? Can I put bamboo shrimp and bristlenose pleco in an un-cycled "quarantine" tank while I treat my 10 gal for ICH? Am I ok to put some of the plants and water in that tank with them so they aren't so "shocked" by...
  6. Ich?

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    so my angel fish have been acting weird lately they favor one spot and when ever they have a "itch" so to speak, they go to that spot and stare at it for a second and then rub against it one or two time after that my other angels i have two they will follow the first one but what i don't get is...
  7. Treat tank for Ich - before or after adding new fish?

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    Hi all, I'm fairly sure my tank has Ich (little white spots on my cories, look like they rolled in salt, and their fins are tattered. No flashing, though). I haven't finished stocking my aquarium (a month or two old, fully cycled and planted), but was planning on getting two honey gouramis...
  8. Switching from Paraguard to Rid-Ich for Ich treatment

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    Hi All, I have a 73g freshwater, planted tank that I have been treating to for Ich. Ph ranges from 6.8-7.2, Ammonia 0, KH 4, GH 8, Nitrite O, Nitrate 5. API Test kits. Temperature currently at 82F. Stable aquarium. I have clown loaches, kuli loaches, sumatra 2 spot catfish, red serervides...
  9. ich outbreak

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    my tank is a 20g with 2 swordtails 2 platy 2 blue gourami and a clown loach. as far as i know they all have ich excluding the gourami it came on the swordtails when i bought them i believe. my tank parameters are fine but my fish are covered in it i went to the store i bought the fish from and...
  10. New Tank, two diseases, 6 fish left

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    Having some issues with a new tank and hoping you all can help! A little background: I have a 55 gallon tank that was cycled for over a month before fish were added. Start Zyme and Start Rite as well as a dechlorinater were added. Filter is a Marineland BioWheel 350. Marineland PowerHead is...
  11. Bubbles at top while using ich remover. long thread

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    Tank size:125 gallon (6inch x 20 x 18) pH: 7.5 th hardness: 80 ppm nitrite:0 are they suppose to be at 0 nitrate:0 Alkalinty: was between 0 and 80 ppm tank temp:80 f ph test kit, and strips Fish Symptoms (include full description including lesion, color, location, fish behavior): Angelfish is...
  12. Ich and raising temps/salt

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    I noticed my black molly had white goop all over his face and fins. My first reaction was to get store bought something to fix it. But I remembered someone on here mentioning slowly raising the temp and putting in freshwater salt to cure the ich. Within an hour the spots were gone. It is now...
  13. help for severity/ID of ICH

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    I recently added 2 green tiger barbs to my tank that already included 6 other healthy fish, all who currently show no symptoms of ich. i got the green barb yesterday, perhaps i didnt notice it but now i see a single white dot on the tailfin. This is the sole dot or symptom on the fish and the...
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