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Loach Tank with Ich. Please Help.

Posted By: Becky Nelson <corbec@execpc.com>
Date: Monday, 2 October 2000, at 10:58 p.m.

I have a 55 gall.on aquarium which houses 2 medium (4 inch)clown loaches 2 very small clown loaches (1/2 inch), 5 Yo Yo loaches, 2 large Gold Dojo loaches and a small plecostomas. Two days ago I added new live plants to the tank and within 24 hours I had symptoms of ich. The clowns were rubbing against the slate and I could see several suspended particles floating throughout the water. I raised the tank temperature to 80 degrees farenheit and today added Aquari-sol (Aquarium Products) to the water at a dose of 12 drops/10 gallons as is listed on the package. After approximately 1 hour the fish became restless, especially the larger clowns who typically hide. I am very concerned. I found several messages in this forum that suggested that Aquari-sol was the medic