need advice!!

Discussion in 'Fish Diseases' started by martygary, Aug 24, 2012.

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  1. martygary

    martygary Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    hey haven't been on in i while. i just moved my 55g into a 90g. 4 weeks ago. ive got great filtration and great lighting. everything good intill now my powder brown tang got ick! ive hade it before in my old tank. that was 6 months ago. my question is none of my other fish have it. i feed my fish garlic and very well! so should i let the tang fight it or should i pull him before my other fish get sick?
     
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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    The parasite is already present, the other fish are just not symptomatic. Tangs seem to become symptomatic under any stress. Marine Ich is already alive and well on your other fish just to a lessor degree.

    As long as the tang is eating I would continue that course and watch your water quality or anything else that might contribute to stress.

    Good luck.

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