05-22-2014, 11:18 PM
Kevin, you aren't going to keep the temp up for 10 days after the spots are gone? Sorry about your BRB.
Originally Posted by KevinVA
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05-22-2014, 11:55 PM
Thanks kevin. Have a good safe trip. And best wishes for your aqutic friends while you are away.
05-23-2014, 12:53 AM
Thanks for the update, Kev. Glad you are kicking ich's butt, and hoping the BRB can pull through the challenge.
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05-23-2014, 01:59 AM
Looks like I'll have at least a little free time tonight. =] Going to do water changes, but hopefully that doesn't take 2hrs.
Is it 10 days after the spots are gone? Or a total of 10 days? I thought I read that usually ich drops off after 4 days, but it's good to have the heat up for another 6? Maybe I read it wrong.
Originally Posted by gronlaura
Thanks CM, I appreciate it. =]
Originally Posted by cm12setx
Yeah, the BRB actually started to take the "death spiral" as I was feeding. He still had the (I don't even know if it was fungus or not) white stuff on his mouth, still looked pale, but then he started to act like he had swim bladder disease. That happened to the last one that died, so I decided to euthanize, knowing that his days were numbered.
Originally Posted by Slaphppy7
I also noticed that a couple of the Rummys still have a touch of ich here and there, so it hasn't all fallen, yet. So, I'll probably need to continue treating for ich for a little longer than I was hoping.
05-23-2014, 03:38 AM
05-23-2014, 04:27 AM
lol, thanks CM. ;P
Finished the water changes. Totally took 2hrs. It's always something. I misplaced my thermometer tonight, so it took me probably 30min to find that stupid thing. I really need to get more organized, but the kids are always messing with my stuff.
05-23-2014, 04:37 AM
Kev, glad to hear the metricide is working for you
05-23-2014, 05:22 AM
First time I dealt with ich I waited 5 days after all the spots were gone, they showed up the next morning after stopping treatment
05-23-2014, 05:27 AM
05-23-2014, 06:15 AM
Have a great vacation, I get 1/2 off tomorrow (turned down a chance to work at the second job, 4 nights of working 8-10 was not fun) and of course monday off.
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