Urgent Yellow Tang disoriented..Urgent!

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  1. Ryland

    Ryland Stylophora

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    Precisely .5. Exactly where it should be. Now I am lowering it. I want the copper out. Not sure what has happened as I keep superb water conditions. The fish has deteriorated over the past week though. :confused:
     
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  3. Ryland

    Ryland Stylophora

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    Formaline check. Hypo is out. No refract. And I am gun shy of it.
     
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    Ryland Stylophora

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    Very good point. I have heard of this before but I do not know the answer for sure myself either. Thank you for your input.
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Methylene blue is used in the treatment of freshwater ich, it will not be effective against Marine Ich.
     
  6. Shackman23

    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    personally i would put him back into the DT and just treat the whole tank for ick, use ick-attack you can get it from petsmart, its 100% organic and is safe for your tank. just make sure you keep the dose up, and feed garlic with your food, helped me tremendously and i havent had ick for months!
     
  7. martyd215

    martyd215 Astrea Snail

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    Why do they use it in freshwater dips for marine fish? Mistaken association? Old knowledge from the saltwater stoneage or something? ;D

    Would it still have a calmative effect in addition to copper, or is mixing those two a no-no?
     
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  9. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    They do use it for dips with marine fish for relief of symptoms and other diseases, but once you re-introduce the fish to a tank with Marine Ich it will become infected again.

    It is a drug that I have not used in a number of years so I can not speak to it's sedative effects, but copper should not be used in conjunction with many other medications. I would have to check specifically if it's compatible with methylene blue.

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  10. Ryland

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    In my humble opinion.....this is like throwing money in the garbage.
     
  11. Shackman23

    Shackman23 Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    well whatever your doing now isnt really helping, so getting that fish out of your so called quarantine tank would maybe be the best thing for him. people fight ick everyday and not everyone has a quarantine tank and there doing better then what youve got going "in my humble opinion"