Aquarium & Tropical Fish Site

This repository is for research only. New discussions take place in our current Tropical Fish Forum.

Archivarium 2004
Repository of our 2003/2004 Topics
 
  HelpHelp   Search BoardSearch Board   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups 
 ProfileProfile   Check your private messagesCheck your private messages   Log inLog in   RegisterRegister 
Ram with Terrible Ich?
 Forum Index > Diseases and Disasters  Search Board
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
legodude
New Members


Joined: 23 Mar 2005

PostPosted: 2005.05.07(Sat)16:10    Post subject: Ram with Terrible Ich? Reply with quote

Hello All,
My wonderful tiny Blue Ram has a terrible case of Ich. While I was at school, somehow the tank temp dropped to 70deg and all the fish got ich. I upped it to 82, added a bit more salt and treated with Maracide and all the fish have gotten over, except my ram whose Ich has gotten far worse. I really don't want to lose him, any suggestions? I can setup a quarantine tank if need be for him...

Thanks
Mike
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
kjh90
Regulars


Joined: 15 Mar 2005
Location: Ohio

PostPosted: 2005.05.07(Sat)19:46    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am not sure what you can do to further treat the ich on the Ram but I would definetly recommend putting it in the quaritine tank just to make sure that it doesn't spread to the other fish. Good luck.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
hs
Regulars


Joined: 20 Dec 2003

PostPosted: 2005.05.08(Sun)12:24    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I agree, should be in a q-tank, and continue treatment, - I would also add, that IME rams are very sensitive to drops in temperature, and could develop not only ich, but also other conditions, such as velvet .. as a secondary complication to ick, - so make sure that what you are treating now is only ick, - or if you think theres velvet also, make sure the medication covers that too. I would add some salt also in the q-tank.
Velvet would show up as a very fine white layer, or dust on the skin ...
_________________
<')))))))>< helene s.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
 Forum Index > Diseases and Disasters All times are GMT - 6 Hours Search Board
Jump to:  
  You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2008 phpBB Group

oF <=> oC in <=> cm G <=> L