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Bad Ich problems -- help!

Posted By: Leanne <lopaskar@san.rr.com>
Date: Thursday, 31 March 2005, at 11:43 a.m.

I recently added several khulis to a tank containing one mature khuli and six cherry barbs.

Somewhere between four and two days ago, the cherries came down with ich. Bad ich. I think I missed when it started because I let my husband feed them for a day and didn't check them. ):

I haven't seen any of the khulis since then, so I have no idea how they're faring. I don't want to go in and hunt for them and stress them out further.

Two of the barbs have died. I have never lost fishies to ich before. ):

I have the tank salted and the temperature raised to 86, did a 50% water change yesterday, and plan on doing one today. The ich just seems to be getting worse.

I haven't ever