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Ick survey and diseases in general.

Posted By: Martin Thoene <martin.thoene@lakenheath.af.mil>
Date: Thursday, 4 February 1999, at 7:54 a.m.

All, glad to see the ick survey is getting responses. It's interesting to see the different parameters of our set-ups, and details of what we all keep. I'll have to dig out my under-used ph and hardness kits and enter my own tank's details too! Having thought of the idea in the first place, I now find myself getting paranoid about every little mark I see on my fish or any odd behaviour. Guess I feel that I temted fate by proclaiming my lack of Ick since the early 70's. A lot of my fish are 6 years old or so, and at the point where old-age is taking it's toll. I've had odd tetras turn up their bellies over the last year,