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DEAD LOACHES:(

Posted By: jim powers <jimpowers@prodigy.net>
Date: Monday, 28 August 2000, at 7:02 p.m.

Well, unfortunatley the ich and subsequent secondary infection has killed all my striata and all but one of my black and gold loaches(and he doesn't look to good).I medicated the tank and increased aeration, raised temps. shut off the lights, and done partial water changes. The loaches actually seemed to be getting better, but I think it was just too late. Ironically, the dwarf rainbows in the tank are totally unaffected ,except for being a bit freaked out by the lack of light, etc. I am needless to say, very upset by this development. However, I plan to restock the tank, with more loaches, as soon as I get this situation totally resolved. I have identified some problems with the way I had the tank set up th