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botias and copper

Posted By: Jeremy <JDCasino77@yahoo.com>
Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2005, at 4:52 p.m.

Man, its been so long since I have posted on here. Anyways, about 4 weeks ago, I purchased a pair of bushynose plecos from a lfs, who didnt have ick on them and never got it (even though they died the next day) and they gave it to my 29 gal. planted tank. The kubotai, lohachata, and rainbow all got it real bad, and the black skirt tetras never picked it up.
Decided to treat with aquarisol and the results stink. Kubotai were all dead within 2 days of medicating, yo-yos have been following suit for about 3 weeks now, and I am down to one, who amazingly still has ick. This was after i increased the dose, b/c i wanted it out of my tank more than i was worried about the remaining fish.
As far as plants go, the anubians have actually grown during the medicating period, the java fern looks untouched, b