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Yet another question about Ick...

Posted By: kellyg <kelly_goolsby@hotmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, 28 April 2004, at 1:34 p.m.

Hello, all. I could use a little advice. My 55 gallon tank came down with a sudden case of ick last week, and a pretty bad one at that. Of course, my clown loaches got it the worst and my Yo-Yo Loach was pretty bad, too. I have been treating with Quick Cure (at half strength) for about a week and a half now. The ick is not completely gone so I need to continue treatment,but the problem has improved. However, I lost my smallest clown loach. :( My remaining loach looks better, but he still acts pretty sick. I wonder if the medication is too strong? Should I change medications? He is already weak and I don't want him to die, too. Is it common for clown