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Old 05/17/2018, 06:40 PM   #1
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bluegreen chromis eating ick

I put a small school of 6 chromis in my tank and there actually eating a out break of ick off my fish weirdest thing within two days they have it almost all gone does anyone have info on this subject


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Old 05/17/2018, 06:44 PM   #2
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Pretty doubtful itís eating ich. Can you post a video?


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Old 05/17/2018, 06:48 PM   #3
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Yea I'd have to agree with Pslreefer. I dont think fish eat ich. Are all the chromis picking at it?


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Old 05/17/2018, 07:11 PM   #4
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I put a small school of 6 chromis in my tank and there actually eating a out break of ick off my fish
No... they're not...


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Old 05/17/2018, 09:16 PM   #5
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No... they're not...
Yes...they are...

And you can own one for the low, low price of $149.99+S&H!

We all know how hard ich can be to get rid of. There's never been a reliable reef safe solution....UNTIL NOW! Watch the Chromy systematically attack the ich using the latest advancements in systematic parasite attack methods (SPAM). The best part is, you'll never have to worry about feeding these superior Ich Reef Chromys assuming you can keep your other fish growing a constant supply of Chromy food. If not, for the low price of $9.99, we can also include a bottle of Instant Ich, which will increase your supply of ich. Our ich has been proven to contain more omega-3s, amino acids and electrolytes than standard ich. Backed by science and your Ich Chromys(TM) will love the flavor!


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Old 05/18/2018, 06:15 AM   #6
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Yes...they are...

And you can own one for the low, low price of $149.99+S&H!

We all know how hard ich can be to get rid of. There's never been a reliable reef safe solution....UNTIL NOW! Watch the Chromy systematically attack the ich using the latest advancements in systematic parasite attack methods (SPAM). The best part is, you'll never have to worry about feeding these superior Ich Reef Chromys assuming you can keep your other fish growing a constant supply of Chromy food. If not, for the low price of $9.99, we can also include a bottle of Instant Ich, which will increase your supply of ich. Our ich has been proven to contain more omega-3s, amino acids and electrolytes than standard ich. Backed by science and your Ich Chromys(TM) will love the flavor!
Funny and true! Good one


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Old 05/18/2018, 07:27 AM   #7
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Well done, Ramsey


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Old 05/18/2018, 11:03 AM   #8
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Pretty doubtful itís eating ich. Can you post a video?
There is nothing to be doubtful about, because it is BS.


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Old 05/18/2018, 12:51 PM   #9
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I dont think fish eat ich.
Actually, neon gobies and cleaner wrasses DO eat ich.

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Old 05/18/2018, 03:27 PM   #10
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Actually, neon gobies and cleaner wrasses DO eat ich.

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I think even whose dont eat ich. They eat flukes and other external skin parasites like isopods, anchor worms, etc., but ich buries under the skin of the fish and cannot be externally removed.


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I think even whose dont eat ich. They eat flukes and other external skin parasites like isopods, anchor worms, etc., but ich buries under the skin of the fish and cannot be externally removed.
Perhaps they just remove the cyst then, as I have seen neon gobies "clean" ich-infected fish in my tanks and remove the white salt-grain ich cyst from tails and fins. I haven't kept cleaner wrasses, but assumed their behavior was similar.

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Old 05/18/2018, 04:10 PM   #12
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Basically, ich is a pimple containing a lot of microscopic little ich organisms which head right down for the sandbed. So cleaners of various sorts can get the dead skin, but if it really is ich, it needs to be addressed.


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