Freshwater aquarium anyone treated beside Quick Care. Treating for Ich, can anyone give a hand, please?
I'm not sure if it's too late, but I started treating right when I notice salt like specks inside the fins, although I did notice them have clamped fins earlier..
I accidentally added too much ammonia remover and assumed the fish were stressed by that, hence the clamped fins... But, I guess it could be both. I only hope I can treat the wet in time to eventually be able to add more fish...
I've be changing 20% of the water daily, conditioning the unmarked tap water prior to adding to the container. Then adding the appropriate amount of Aquarium Salt to further the fish disease treatment, and finally, the Quick Cure solution is added.
I'm not sure how long I'm supposed to resume treating the tank, 'raison d`¨ētre i know there are three cycles the parasites go through: full-grown phase, cyst phase, and then the finding a host phase...
I don't see anything on the bottom of my tank but fish poop, and I don't see any major lumps on my fishes, so I assume they're still within phase one...
How long should I keep to treatment mode? How can I tell when the tank is completely undisruptive so I can add more fish?
Also, can I leave my wood inside? I'm afraid it might absorb some of the medication and mess beside my water once the quarantine is done... I took it out before I treated the water.
I know the wood have tannins in it, which is good for the fish, but I'm afraid it'll absorb the medication... Also, I boiled the wood for 15 minutes on both ends (long wood), next I placed it in the 50 gallon tank. I wonder if it have ANY tannins left for the fish.. still, it's good decoration whether the tannins are all gone :P.
Help! Please and thanks!