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OT: Maracide Update

Posted By: LeadFoot <leadfoot@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thursday, 4 March 2004, at 6:36 p.m.

OK, I've stopped dosing with the Maracide for the Velvet. It looks like it actually worked.

Unlike the ICH situation, which the maracide killed off within hours, after 3 days (2 dosings) flashing stopped. I actually ended up dosin for 1 and 2/3 cycles anyway just to be safe, which isn't bad, compared to all other meds, which some people reported required treatments of 4 weeks minimum.

All fish are eating, and flashing has stopped completely in 4 of 5 tanks. The only fish that are still flashing are my tiger barbs and one cichlid. Nevertheless, I've stopped treatment.

The barbs had problems the longest, and I'm pretty sure the little flashing they're doing now is because there's either d