Posts Tagged ‘ich’
Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): There is no need to quarantine your fish because ich is in your tap water.
The rest of the story: Look out! Not only will tap water make you pregnant, it’s going to give your fish …Read more
Terrible Advice Tuesdays: High temps kill ich. (Suggested in the context of cranking up a tank’s temp to kill the disease)
The rest of the story: To some extend, this advice is true. If you get your tank hot enough, …Read more
Terrible Advice Tuesdays (T.A.Tues): You can expect a tang to get ich (cryptocaryon irritans).
The rest of the story: Expecting a fish to get a disease is the equivalent of saying, “Nothing I can do, it is going …Read more
Clams were on the menu this week for the Midday Monday Q&A.
Links in this show:
- Virtual Tank Build Program
- Chicago Talk
- Quarantine Guide
Terrible Advice Tuesdays: When a fish glances (scratches itself against rock/gravel), that means it has ich.
The rest of the story: I hear this one a lot so let’s break it down:
1) A fish that glances could have a …Read more
Cleaner shrimp make a flashy and useful addition to any saltwater tank. With their long antennae and their eye-catching colors, you (or your kids) will fall in love with them. While cleaner shrimp are great eye-candy, there is only one …Read more
After my marine velvet outbreak where I lost 12 fish in 3 days, I set out to take the confusion out of treating and preventing fish diseases in saltwater tanks. I did it by reading the scientific papers to give …Read more