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loaches and Ich

Posted By: Lise <lisewilliams@westnet.com.au>
Date: Monday, 22 November 2004, at 5:22 p.m.

Hi there:

You've probably had this question before...3 of my 5 loaches have ich. The medication I bought is called Phenoxine. It has 2-Phenoxyethanol 17.6 ml/l, Formaldehyde 37% 28ml/l, Brilliant Green 0.24 g/l & Malachite Green 0.08 g/l. I have been told that with tretras and scaleless fish I have to use it a half strngth which I have done. How long should it take for the ich to clear up? And is there something else that can be used? The temp has been raised also to 28C.

Cheers,

Lise
 

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