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  1. Hello , I just wanted to know what you think I should do . This morning my goldfish velvet's tail was changed durasticly. My other fish Creamsicle is doing what seems to be completely fine. I wondered if I should unfortunately separate the two since his tail fins have split and he is a little docile . Thanks :-) sorry for not waiting three days. It is just that he has changed is all.
  2. Okay well thanks for the help I will await their little immune systems to kick in and will see if they get better :-) I will do that. I will stop gravel vacuuming too for maybe three days like you said just to see. ? :-)
  3. i saw ich or a spot on my black moor three days a goon his dorsal fin , it took days for it to show up, but the orange one had it on his wen, you don't think it is? I should look at my phone and see if I have any past photos
  4. Well, I saw I have at the start of this treatment six days ago and it has lessened to what it is now.mi originally thought I could just continue on with kordon malachite green for maybe four more days until they stopped scratching on the sand, or twitching occasionally
  5. In March I brought a purple and green lettuc looking plant that I am keeping in a different container now with heat at 80 degrees with salt ,I'm know that's bad for it. , but just so that I can reintroduce it at the end of this ich flush , it was in an empty tank when I bought it months ago, um when I first got them in February I had river rocks which I scrubbed in hot water , but that I shortly after got rid of because of the gravel vacuuming etc, they were just to weigh down the plastic grass,
  6. Please copy & paste fill the following form and fill it out to the best of your ability when requesting help for Goldfish Problems:. Test Results for the Following: * Ammonia Level(Tank)zero (I'm using prime every day though) * Nitrite Level(Tank) zero * Nitrate level(Tank) not zero, it would say 5 ppm . * Ammonia Level(Tap) zero * Nitrite Level(Tap) zero * Nitrate level(Tap) zero * Ph Level, Tank either 7.o or 7.2 can't tell really(If possible, KH, GH and chloramines) * Ph Level, Tap (more blue)7.6 on low ph test 7.4 on high rang (lowest indicator) Other Required Info: * Brand of test-kit used and whether strips or drops? Api master test kit * Water temperature?80 * Tank size (how many gals.) and how long has it been running? filled to 32 gallons at the moment normally 34 * What is the name and "size of the filter"(s)? Aqua clear 70 & 30 By the "size" I think together they do 350 gph * How often do you change the water and how much? Every five days sometimes was more cause I wanted them to have clean water so they would grow. They have since February when I got them * How many days ago was the last water change and how much did you change? this morning 50% yesterday maybe 2/3 * How many fish in the tank and their size? Two my little orange oranda is two and a half and plumper than my black moor who is about two inches his fins are shorter than hers ...oranda and black moor * What kind of water additives or conditioners? Api I have ph up but I was doing so many water changes I decided to let it stay at the same as the tap since it may be healthier for them than fluxuations * What do you feed your fish and how often? Before they got ich they had corn as a treat, cucumbers, broccoli banana once or twice peas but then I saw home made gel food so I added peppers kale garlic tilapia(?) and carrots etc to make that instead , frozen pro salt blood worms, sinking nutrifin max pellets colour enhancer pellets are in my stash but I kind of stopped using them as much since my orange oranda would hog all of them and get bouyancy issues after , that stoked with the switch a few months ago, a bit in the morning at ten am and a bit around 1 pm .... Usually bloodworms through this treatment every other day, just enough to for them to eat in a few mins * Any new fish added to the tank? Nope * Any medications added to the tank? Aquarium salt , / pickling salt which salt is the only ingredient ..... I use the weighing scale and the equation 3.79 x31 gallons to get 117 grams (1%) in their tank right now. ......I was stupid and had it at 1% for eight days when I was treating them before the rid inch at first by accident found it wasn't working too much so I started rid ice treatment ! following the malachite green after buying that after it ran out by accident all the while heing an elevated 80 --82 f temperature Malachite green at 0.05 per litre so 15 ml each day makes .05 % the package says, the safe amount * List entire medication/treatment history for fish and tank. Please include salt, Prazi, PP, etc and the approximate time and duration of treatment. * Any unusual findings on the fish such as "grains of salt," bloody streaks, frayed fins or fungus? my little white and orange guy got blood streaks when he started to bloat from the three percent salt bath but that went away , I don't see dropsy evidence since he is pretty much himself but unfortunately there are streaks on him right now probably from so much stress of meds and water changes every day, they have ich and have had it since I would say may 12 when they would scratch on the sand it barely had any spots (black guy had no spots but would itch ) * Any unusual behavior like staying at the bottom, not eating, etc.? they all eat, they just don't play in the bubble want like they used to when they were them selves , but orange oranda still scavenges, my black moor was scavenging and always swimming even when the lights were switched off for the 6 malachite green treatment days up until today now he just goes and swims around when he chooses to and hovers around the sand instead, I'm guessing h will bounce back since he is the more risiliNt one if I keep up with the ich treatment
  7. Maybe I should just continue on with the kordon malachite green since it was workin white good with my orange orandas spots?
  8. Hello, my name is Annette, and this is my reaching out to your community for help regarding my little two and a half inch black moor. He and my female oranda live in a 35 gallon that is filled to 32 , I know they should be in a 40, but I change the water every five days half way. I am wondering though, what at is happening to my moor. Yesterday I was somewhat startled by what was happening on his back fins. But now it has been another new morning and this appearance was even more prevalent. The two have ich , which was introduced when the heater broke leaving them at a durastic 58 from a usual 72. I brought the temperature back up as usual it knowing my actions. They are fighters. I bought rid ich on May 24th . Used it until it ran out daily with water changes. going back to buy a second bottle from kordon I accidentally grabbed malachite green. I didn't notice until the day after . I decided to go with .05 mg/l daily , and lights out like this and many sites suggested. because of the less effectiveness when otherwise etc, is is it too harsh on them maybe? Or itbis less effective without the formaldehyde/fermalyn (sp?) he used to be the liveliest and would chase my oranda for days in attempts to spawn with her when the 80degree gradual rise happened on May 24th etc they eat blood worms and tithra green's home made gel food recipes ich has half veggies and meat as well as sinking pellet food occasionally in hopes that their immune will stay up. I was soaking their food in a bit of garlic & water mix a week ago. salt is safer, but I found it didn't really work before and it caused slight bloat in my oranda so I stopped doing that last time. Of course gorges on velvets food so he was probably just baxkdd up now that I think about it I introduced a 1% salt solution at 11 am this morning and did a immediate halt to malachite green after their sixth morning dose today. I put activated carbon in the filter. And did a 50%water change just wondering if I should do salt, or if that is useless in this occasion as it is more than ich that he has I don't know how to imbed a video but here is a link to velvet sorry it is so short it Is kind of like he is a bit milky . the water has been at 80f for quite a while now I guess
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