How to treat saltwater ich

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Saltwater Ich, also known as Marine White Spot Disease, is caused by the parasite Cryptocaryon irritans. The term “Ich” is a generic carry-over from the freshwater parasite Ichthyophthiriius. Since both parasites cause white spots on the fish, the disease is universally called Ich, even though they are different parasites. A saltwater ich outbreak in a marine or reef aquarium is …

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When saving a few dollars actually costs you money in the long run

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When saving a few dollars actually costs you money in the long run I’m not going to sugar coat this. I’m mad. Frustrated. Angry. The story actually begins as a happy story, back in the early Spring of 2013. At that time, I was running my 92 gallon display tank, 4 20 gallon and 4 10 gallon tanks. Suffice it …

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Why did my fish die suddenly?

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For marine aquarists, nothing is as disappointing as losing a beautiful fish. We can understand a loss if the fish was unsuccessfully battling a marine Ich outbreak. The symptoms are visible and unfortunately we can witness the fish struggling to recover over a week or longer. Sometimes incompatible fish fight, usually picking on a fish until it is ragged and …

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How to Choose a Local Fish Store

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How to Choose a Local Fish Store When I was a boy we had one retail pet shop in our town. Half of the store was filled with aquariums. When you entered the shop the air was filled with the sound of a large air compressor and bubbling aquarium filters. I walked past the puppies and parakeets and headed straight …

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How to get the best saltwater aquarium tech support

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Everyone needs a little help with their marine aquarium once in a while. You may have a question about a water pump, test kit result or fish health. You can browse the online forums and see if you can find an answer. Many times the amount of information online can be overwhelming. When dealing with a product issue, going straight …

Albert B Ulrich IIIHow to get the best saltwater aquarium tech support