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The Plague!

Posted By: Kristin <Smiley2501@aol.com>
Date: Saturday, 15 May 2004, at 2:58 p.m.

I bought a fish a while ago whose health diminished quickly and died. Now, 3 weeks later, he plagued my 20 gal and all my fish are dyeing!

I guess that is my punishment for not quarantining him!

I am down to 2 out of 4 clowns, 1 out of 4 corys, and 2 diamond tetras, with one fixing to kick the bucket.

I checked the water, which was normal in all factors. Then I discovered ICH! I treated the tank, and cured my Dojo, 1 bumblebee goby and my rainbow shark. They are in isolation right now, and I just bought a 55 gal. to put them in! I took the sick fish, and put them into their own isolation tank, and took 100% water out and soaked my filter and bio-wheel components in burning hot water. I also OD-ed the tank with ich meds.

I will let it run a little longer, do a 5