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Re: I think I have a dumb question

Posted By: Iris <Iris6@aol.com>
Date: Thursday, 23 March 2000, at 9:50 p.m.

In Response To: I think I have a dumb question (Pam)

This is the little guy you rescued from a Deathmart situation, right? In a hospital tank with the danios?

If he showed any interest in food so soon, that in itself is a good sign. Ich takes a long time to cure - 2-3 weeks, because it has a life cycle that takes a while to go through. It is not susceptible to cures during the stage where it lives on the fish in a little white cyst - it is susceptible during the free-swimming phase when it is looking for a new host (your fish.) The higher the temperature, the faster t