Re: NANFA-L-- Freshwater mummichogs and salt

James Smith (
Sun, 16 Jan 2005 13:09:23 -0500

I would add salt. Even with pure freshwater fish, if they are salt
tollerant, I add salt to get rid of ich. Higher temps help too.


On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 12:41:50 EST,
<> wrote:
> A while back I collected my 3 mummichogs from a flat on Mason Neck, in the
> tidal freshwater Potomac. So far, I have been keeping them in pure
> freshwater. However, they got ick and have resisted 2 weeks of treatments.
> Think I should add salt? They did come from freshwater, but maybe they ended
> up there during a storm or something.
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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