The Reef Tank banner
ich treatment
1-20 of 21 Results
  1. New Member Introductions
    How do I make my tank fallow? What are the steps? Remove fish Do I remove the invertebrates? Turn off the lights? What to do with the filter and skimmer? Do I continue to perform water changes? Please help..... perri
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have had a 30 gallon tank since April 2015 and have just gone through a major bout of ICH. Many of my fish died, even after dosing the tank with Hypercure and Ich Attack. These treatments didn't seem to work because I still lost fish. I now have 3 Four stripe damsels, and one clown, and I am...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I knew all the fishes should stay in QT for minimum 4 weeks to treat ich by hyposalinity after the white spots disappear on the fish's body. So my question is why are we need to wait 4 weeks after those fishes out of white spots same mean the fishes out of ich? Can I move those fishes out of...
  4. Marine Depot
    We've got 5 x buy 1 get 1 FREE offers from Mark Weiss that are only available until midnight tonight! Which one will you choose? MORE MARINE DEPOT NEWS Hydor Nano-Skim Protein Skimmer Review: Great Skimmer for the Nano Crowd! Real Reef Shelf Rock: Recreate the Tonga Look and Save a Reef...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    im new to raising fish or any pets. First of my wife bought two little turtles and it came with a tiny little box. I felt it needed more spaces so i got a used 30 gallon tank. I let the turtles sit in there for about two days and went and bought some fish. I use the used gravels from the guy i...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone ever used coppersafe? My lfs recommended to treat a yellow tang with ich. Tang is in a 20 gal hospital tank with a few pieces of baserock just to provide hiding spots. The bottle says 1 tsp per 4 gallons so i added the 5 tsps. However, I cant seem to get a copper reading of above...
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I've had a pair of Black and White Ocellaris Clowns in quarantine for about 3 weeks now since I bought them. They have overall seemed happy and healthy, swimming around and eating. I was going to add them to my DT today, however last night I noticed that the female seems to have developed some...
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    Have no experience or knowledge about these so any help is good help. Well here's the question? Or questions? I was thinking of getting a UV steriliser. Was wondering what are the positives and negatives to the UV steriliser'. Where do people put them in there sumps and are they worth the money...
  9. Reef Fish
    Ich-nobody wants to hear that! I got a Powder blue yesterday and tonight it has ich,I dont want to quarintine him and cause any further stress,but I can't treat my tank either because I have corals..ugh..Ive read that a garlic and food concoction has worked well for others,is this true? has...
  10. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So, about 10 days ago I noticed some black dots on my yellow tang (2 inches) and 2 days later on my clown fish. I went to my LFS and the guy there recommended that I try this product called Ich-X. After a few days in treatment in the QT the ich disappeared and I continued to keep the treatment...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering what everyone thinks the best reef safe ich treatment is?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have ich in my 55g reef, with a ton of inverts. im currently using ich attack but it isnt working out all that well. the ich killed my red stripe angel, blue hippo, and purple dottyback. please post any suggestions you have as to the ich and how to treat it. thank you!
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I am having an ich breakout for the second time. the first time it went away with an organic treatment, ich attach, but now its been 2 weeks and its still going strong. killed my red stripe angel, blue hippo, and purple dottyback. I have been adding fish directly to main tank and I was wondering...
  14. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    I just purchased a Pinktail Triggerfish from petco and he seem perfectly fine. So i freshwater dipped and then accumulated it to my water. For about 2 days he was healthy and happy and eating like horse. But yesterday i noticed white spots all over its body. And it has gotten a bit worse. So i...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    :angry: ok, want to know what everyone thinks of my idea . so far like i said i have a 155 gal. fowler set up, 1 sail fin, 1 blue hippo, 1 brown tang, 1 yellow tang, 1 clown,and 1 coral beauty angel . they all now have ich , its been going on about two weeks now. intaled a 55 w uv , lfs said...
  16. Reef Fish
    I have a very outgoing and deserving power blue tang that is not responding to the garlic marination of his food. He came down with this issue just a few days after going in the tank. The cleaner shrimp in the tank, as well as the blood red cleaner refuse to engage the borg...guess they are...
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    i am at my buddies house and he has a powder brown tang that has ick. the fish has had it for about 3 weeks. he did a dip the other day and it did not help. he soakes his food in garlic everyday for about 15 minutes. it has not got worse but is not getting better. any other suggestions?
  18. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Have a 4 ft 75 gallon with 45lbs of lr, 40 lbs ls, external hanging filter. 25 hermit crabs, 8 snails, 3 cleaner shrimp and 3 mushroom frags and bta for the dt. A 10 quarentine tank w/ copper (no carb) and gravel. So we got a batch of fish that apparently had ich, since they all died first...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Well I know some suggest to stay away form copperband butterflies but I found a really nice specimen at LFS a week ago. He was eating after just arriving 24hrs earlier and was out looking good. He is doing very well, eating, getting along with his tank mates, doesnt hide. He seems really...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I'm picking up a 20g tank for my black and white clown, lawnmower blenny and 6-line wrasse. My main concern with treating these fish in this 20g is for my lawnmower. What is he supposed to eat for 6 weeks while he's in there? He has tons of algae in my 55 to clean but there won't be any LR...
1-20 of 21 Results
Top