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Neophyte question- what is ick?

Posted By: Jackson <process@us.net>
Date: Sunday, 9 May 1999, at 11:24 p.m.

Alright, this may sound like a stupid question, but what exactly is 'ick?' I can't find an FAQ on this anywhere. I've had 2 clowns in my planted, 30 gal. eclipse setup for about 6 weeks and all of a sudden one of them lost its color, developed a number of pale spots on the fins and body, and then died. The second one has developed similar symptoms, also exhibiting what I would describe as a general lack of motivation. The problem appears to have now spread to one of my red minor tetras. There have been no sudden changes in ph or temperature, but I have not checked nitrate levels.

Does any of this sound like ick?

Please help a newbie here. Thanks.
 

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