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ICH Med Question

Posted By: Mr Leadfoot <leadfoot@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Monday, 12 August 2002, at 11:58 p.m.

I've seen posts here regarding Mardel's CopperSafe, and I have two questions:

1) Obviously, it must be safe for clowns, but is it safe to be used in tank with Otos and Corys, too?

2) Is it colorless?

The reason for these questions is that I'm due to stock up on ICH meds, being that I never want to be short on ICH meds, if you know what I mean. Now, I have been using Maracide and have tried QuickCure and Rid-Ich, too. I hate that those meds make your tank so ugly with either blackish or green water. Now, I have used Aquari-Sol, too, which is colorless, but I'm not so sure that Aquari-Sol is safe for clowns and otos. Aquai-Sol is a copper sulfate, and I've heard that CopperSafe is a chelated copper, which is supposedly better.

So, if I'm going to buy a new ICH med, I was hoping it would reall