Welcome to the Loaches Online Forum Archives, full of historical information on loaches and other freshwater tropical aquarium fish from 1998 to 2005. You may want to use the Search Engine to find what you're looking for, or browse the other archives: (Archive 1) (Archive 2) (Archive 3) (Archive 4) (Archive 5) (Archive 6)

Don't forget to visit the new Loach Forum when you're finished!

View Thread | Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg

The Loach Forum Archives (5)

OT: Last Maracide Update

Posted By: LeadFoot <leadfoot@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Friday, 19 March 2004, at 3:36 a.m.

Remember when I said the NEW Maracide cured a fish of mine of ICH in 36 hours?

Well, I did another test. I purposely bought a new cichlid that had Ich just for a test. I put him in a tank that had some healthy fish, and dosed with Maracide. After one dose (lasts two days) the ICH was gone. I bought another ICHed fish and added it to the same tank. I added the second dose for the tank, and within two days the ICH was gone off that fish, too. I am now on day 5, and no other fish has contracted the ICH, so the Malachite Green in the Maracide obviously still kills ICH in the water, too.

It is apparent to me that the Chitosan bonding agent in Maracide does indeed enable the med to