Originally Posted by Musicalrose
Any idea how long before I start seeing an improvement in their health? I hate seeing them so inactive.
If your always at 79...you could push it up a bit low 80s...SLOWLY
. What that does is speeds up the Ick life cycle. They feed on your fish, drop off to the gravel, eggs, eggs hatch, get on your fish again.
That's why 1 water change is NOT enough. We want to suck out as much of those little ICKers as we can. That's why you'll need to renew the salt too. Don't just pull water out, clean the gravel.