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Eww, ick! It's ICK!!!

Posted By: Elizabeth Naime <enaime@hotmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, 15 June 2004, at 11:53 p.m.

Well, from what I've read I should have expected it to happen sooner... a couple of the Clowns are showing Ick spots! Maybe one kubotai too, they aren't on such a high-contrast part of the fish so I am not 100% sure. Tank has clowns, kubotai, long-finned rosy barbs, and a clown pl*co.

In the past I've used salt (for goldfish) and QuICK Cure(R, TM, or something, consists of formalin and malachite green) for less salt-tolerant fish. Is this okay at the usual dosage? Is this going to be EFFECTIVE at the usual dosage? Anything else I can or should do, besides a water change tomorrow (we're a little behind due to my work schedule, it's been two weeks and a bit)?

I don't want to find out the hard way that I've got an extra-sensitive species in the tank.