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i accedentaly bought a cat fish with ich on him, and added him to my tank of 2 fish. (only realized until after i put him in). thought i should try save him, so i started using ICH-X. he started to loose the ich, and then after a few days, it shot back at him. i have a bottom feeder, and the cat fish seemed to swim to the bottom feeder, and the bottom feeder would like eat the ich?? i dont know. anyways, he died last night v.v and now my other fish has ich. i dont want this to repeat, but i dont know how well the ICH-X is working. im sappose to add 1/2 tsp. and after a few hours it seems to be fully filtrated out. can i add 1/2 of the 1/2 tsp in the morning, then the other 1/2 at night? and anyone got some advice to help me?
 

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i know just why the ich-x is being filtered out-u have activated carbon in your filter, don't u? well u have 2 remove activated carbon or it will filter out most disease-treating chemicals u put in the tank. o and what type of bottom feeder do u have?
 

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and is the carbon thing, the bag of black rocks? wont it hurt my fish if i leave it out for the whole healing time of the ich??
 

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the bottom feeder is a corydoras catfish, but i'm not sure what exact species it is. all cories r bottom feeders, so the only things that differ r color and shape. don't listen 2 the bottle, listen 2 us and your sis-remove all activated carbon until after your fish is cured!!!!!!
 

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oh! ok. thanks. so not much else i can do but wait. how long till it is for sure all out of my tank (the ich)?
 

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make sure all the spots r gone, wait a few days just 2 make sure its gone, and than put the AC back in and it should filter out the medication.
 

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Another hint is to slowly raise the temp in your tank to 82F while you're treating for ich. Don't forget to return to normal temp when your done.
 
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