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alaskagirl
04-18-2006, 03:02 AM
I just introduced a new fish to my main tank after two weeks of quarantine and he now appears to have ick - my main tank only has two six month old fire eels (just lost 7 year old eel to ick last fall). I so do not want to lose these babies. I am in Alaska and the local fish shops do not sell ick treatment for scale-less fish - what should I do?

William
04-18-2006, 03:20 AM
Fire eels should from what I know tolerate some salt in the water and adding a small amount of aquarium salt to the water will cure the ich and an increase in temperature may also cure ich.

alaskagirl
04-18-2006, 04:02 AM
I'll give it a shot - keep you posted. Thanks much. L