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I didn't think it would ever happen to ME but guess what??????

Posted By: Matt M. <Yamaha225@NetZero.net>
Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2000, at 10:25 p.m.

I got ich!!!!! Well, not ME but my 2 new clowns do. I just got them and they looked pretty good but when I got them under MY tank lighting, I saw the spots. I do believe I caught it early because one has about 6 spots and the other, about 12. They are not scratching and the breathing is not labored but the spots are definitely there. I took them out of my tank (which is probably also contaminated now :( and put them in my 10 gallon hospital tank with sand substrate. I am slowly rising the temp. It is at 84 right now and I am shooting for 85-86 MAX. I didn't put any lights on it and put a good strong air pump in there. I added TetraMedica ContraSpot at 1/2 strength which