NANFA-- parasite removal

Bob Bock (
Wed, 28 Jan 2004 20:09:51 -0500

Hi, all. I brought some bait shop mummichog into my 65 gallon tank, and
apparently they have some kind of parasites. A few days after I brought
them in, the whole tank broke out with a bunch of white spots. Maybe ich,
I'm not sure. Anyway, I put about three teaspoons of instant ocean per
gallon in the tank, and bumped the temperature up to 82 degrees or so, and
the white spots disappeared, so I think the salt cleared it up.

The fish are still scratching against the heater, however, so I guess
there's a second parasite that the salt didn't wipe out. Anybody know of a
medicine I could feed them or something to wipe out this smaller parasite?


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