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I came home tonight to see my bicolor angel covered with white spots. The other fish look fine, for now. I have only 1 tank set up right now, and don't have much extra water laying around. Anything you can suggest I do? It is in a 46 gallon reef with 3 other fish, and they seem to be doing fine. I have a small 10 gallon I could set up tommorrow for it, and treat it in that. The only filter I have for it is a whisper power filter. Just pull the carbon out? Otherwise, I'm stuck with pulling the fish out and putting it out of misery. Let me know what you would do.
 

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Ich is usually cuased by a fish stressing out. Thier are sever ways to cure it and prevent it. The best way at thid moment in time would be to set up a hospital tank and put the angel in it. Wilth this tank you could use treatments such as copper or even better Hypo salinity. For preventative measures in the future a garlic additive in the foods you feed seems to work well, that and maybe Selicon (vitamins).


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Being somewhat of a skeptic of garlic I was reluctant to try it until I changed tanks, had an ich outbreak , and was unable to catch the infected fish. I'm happy to report it did work and is a weekly addition to my blender mush now as a preventative measuse. I also reconnected my uv sterilizer and never shut it off now. (There are 2 schools of thought on this but it works for me)
 
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