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post #8 of (permalink) Old 12-03-2013, 10:28 PM Thread Starter
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Hmm... Usually I just seperate the fish from the plants and put the fish in a different tank. I do prefer to use heat, though, not salt. It seems like last time, even though there was salt, when the water temperature was down to 82 for a couple of days the ick came back full force. Once I got the temperatrue back where it should have been, it went away. So, I'm convinced it's heat that works the best. And, I don't think the plants would enjoy a water temperature of 88 degrees for two weeks....

55 gallon -- 1 bala sharks, 2 female mollies, 10 leopard danios, 9 guppies, 3 SAE, 1 Butterfly Pleco// 20 gallon -- 5 Serpae Tetra // 5.5 gal -- 1 male betta, 2 Emerald Rasbora, 2 Ember tetra // 30 gallon tall -- 1 fantail goldfish, 1 black moor goldfish // Recent losses / gains -- 1 male dumbo betta (Illy!)
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