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Post Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:31 pm
cam01 Level 1 Member
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Noticed white spots on my tang today. Im assuming it's ick, any way to get rid it of?

Post Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:39 pm
lifelinefish Level 7 Member
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Location: chaska
I would recommend you go to one of the reef forums. The local one http://www.tcmas.org/v4/forums/forum.php?tabid=11

or reef central http://www.reefcentral.com/

Some one may chime in here but check these out especially if your salt water hobbyist.
My recommendations taken from a reliable web site · Treatment of the affected fish usually involves some or all of the following procedures:
· Freshwater dips dosed with methylene blue plus formalin
· Lowering specific gravity (hyposalinity = 1.010-1.013) of the quarantine tank
· Continuous exposure for at least 28 days to 0.15 to 0.20 ppm copper, although copper in and of itself can have long-term negative effects/only in a quarantine tank no copper in display if you have corals and/or inverts
· Antibiotic feeding (preventative against secondary infection)

Set up a quarantine tank simple 10g or 20g for future purchases.


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