Is Super Ick Cure safe for Plecos?
Some scaleless fish such as Plecos are sensitive to this medication. Treat at half the normal dose.
What is the best treatment for ich?
The best ich treatment is copper-based medication. Rather than treating the main aquarium, move the sick fish to a bare bottomed quarantine or treatment tank. This should be aerated and have the same water conditions as the main aquarium.
Does seachem ParaGuard treat ich?
ParaGuard™ employs a proprietary, synergistic blend of aldehydes, malachite green, and fish protective polymers that effectively and efficiently eradicates many ectoparasites (e.g. ich, etc.) and external fungal/bacterial/viral lesions (e.g., fin rot).
Why does my pleco have white spots?
Fungal growths look like white or grayish growths on the pleco’s body, resembling cotton balls. This is a fairly common disease caused by water molds called oomycetes. Often it occurs as a secondary infection to a skin problem. For example, scrapes on a fish’s skin provide a breeding place for the fungus.
Is API Super Ick Cure Safe?
SUPER ICK CURE is safe for use in both freshwater and saltwater aquariums.
Can I use aquarium salt with Plecos?
Yes even small amounts of tonic salt can have a bad effect upon certain Plecos and close loricarin relatives. Without wishing to play down their importance, and beauty, the ‘common’ Hypostomus and Gibbiceps species are usually fine with small amounts of aquarium/tonic salt in their tank(s).
Will ich go away on its own?
Thankfully, treatment is usually effective, but you need to be prepared for a few days to over a week of treating the affected fish and water. and you will have to treat the water, as Ich has three distinct forms.
Can Melafix treat ich?
Melafix and Pimafix wont treat Ick, They will only help heal the wounds from the parasites as to where it wont cause a secondary bacterial infection on the fish. Normally use the medications as prescribed by the company.
Can I treat my whole tank for ich?
If you think one of your fish might be infected, you will need to treat the entire aquarium, as Ich is highly contagious. The earlier you recognize Ich and begin treatment, the better your chances are of curing your fish.
Will Pimafix cure ich?
Quick Cure for ick. Melafix & Pimafix for bacteria& fungal infections . They do not hurt plants at all. Raise the temp a bit some times but i already have it at 80-84 in my tanks so ick is very rare.
Will Melafix treat ich?