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Total Ick Prevention...

Posted By: Nick <andrew_nj@wvwc.edu>
Date: Tuesday, 18 January 2000, at 4:07 p.m.

I have a bit of an idea. I read an article a while back about some researches that destroyed a small fortune in clowns so that they could do their research. THey killed 60 of the little guys. Anyways, they were treating the fish with ick and then using a control group and a malachite green laced food group. What they did was feed their fish malachite green laced tetramin after allowing ick to develop for two days. they all of the control group and only 2 of 30 in the other group. Perhaps having some of this magical food on hand might be a good idea. The other interesting thing was that after one month of feeding the malachite green laced food, they found no evidence any damage to the fish's intern