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ich on plecos

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases & Cures' started by lethalcustoms00, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. lethalcustoms00

    lethalcustoms00 Thread Starter Member

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    what can i use to treat ich on plecos that isnt salt? i need advice please
     
  2. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    The heat method will work the same as with any other fish.
     
  3. lethalcustoms00

    lethalcustoms00 Thread Starter Member

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    just heat? and added airation i suppose
     
  4. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    Yep, that should do it.
     
  5. lethalcustoms00

    lethalcustoms00 Thread Starter Member

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    well thats what im trying. i guess i need to be patient now and hope it works out. Im gonna do a water change today too.
     
  6. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    With the heat method give it about a week before it's completely gone.
     
  7. lethalcustoms00

    lethalcustoms00 Thread Starter Member

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    i guess there is a chance its velvet too.
     
  8. Anthony

    Anthony Active Member

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    Is there any chance you can post a picture of them ?
     
  9. lethalcustoms00

    lethalcustoms00 Thread Starter Member

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    let me try to get one that will show it and ill post it
     
  10. lethalcustoms00

    lethalcustoms00 Thread Starter Member

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    no luck getting pics, sorry im just no good at it
     
  11. WhiteGloveAquatics

    WhiteGloveAquatics New Member

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    when you use the heat method, wait two weeks before stopping treatment. that two weeks gives you a big enough window for it to redevelop. Heat kills it so yeah.
     
  12. MOD_Dawn

    MOD_Dawn Active Member

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    I've used pimafix and melafix on mine before without incident.