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Ick Disease
« on: April 21, 2012, 09:05:59 AM »

I have a common goldfish that I got a while ago, it lives in a 10 gallon tank (I only put about 8 gallons, though) and I did (about) a 40% water change, and something happened, and my fish got ick. I bought a bottle of Methylene Blue, but because I am living in a non-english speaking country, the bottle says nothing about how much I am supposed to put in, and for how long. Does anybody know? Thanks.  Smiley
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Re: Ick Disease
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2012, 03:32:07 AM »

Methylene blue isn't commonly used to treat ich, rather go buy some sea salt (make sure there's no iodine in it) and add that to the tank at a .3% solution, being about a teaspoon per gallon Smiley You should also upgrade, a common goldfish won't be doing that well in a small 10 gallon tank, these fish have the potential to reach 1 foot in length... Wink
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