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Garlic is bad for fish Part II - from Humaguy

Posted 02/27/2014 at 03:50 PM by snorvich (System configuration and fish for my two tanks)
Updated 03/18/2014 at 05:36 PM by snorvich

Garlic must assuredly be a proven method of disease treatment. Why else would so many reputable manufacturers make and market a cure if it had not been scientifically proven?

Taking these points in order, first garlic has never been conclusively proven to cure Marine Ich (Cryptocaryon irritans), ever. Some hobbyists have used it and reported that their fish got better, but these are not controlled studies and none of these hobbyists know for certain if their fish's own natural immunity...
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Garlic for Marine Fish - Part I (posted by Humaguy)

Posted 02/27/2014 at 03:46 PM by snorvich (System configuration and fish for my two tanks)
Updated 03/18/2014 at 05:37 PM by snorvich

I recommend you avoid garlic, I stopped using it....

OK I'm a no garlic for marine fish person.
Why?
Well firstly let me give you a little background on where Iím coming from, Iím a fish disease research scientist and I specialize in fish vaccination and ectoparasite infections in fish. I don't work for, sell or am I in anyway assciated with commerical fish food production. My research laboratory has carried out many trials for fish feed manufactures on garlic, both...
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300: Rise of a Reef Tank

Posted 02/08/2014 at 05:15 PM by WayneL333

[QUOTE=dodgerblew;22413018]I think I know what the surprise fish are[/QUOTE]

??? What do you think they are???
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Clean-up Crew In!

Posted 02/08/2014 at 01:20 PM by zitra



So after a week of stable nitrogen (no NH3, NO2 and single digits NO3) I have decided to get some clean-up crew in. I have got couple of hermit crabs, few turbos, one babylonia and sand sifting starfish. Not much to look in, but hopefully the guys are going to enjoy the algae which is kicking in.

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Why I do not advocate chloroquine phosphate (or related) for Marine Ich

Posted 02/08/2014 at 10:45 AM by snorvich (System configuration and fish for my two tanks)
Updated 03/18/2014 at 05:38 PM by snorvich

While the marine biology literature has many instances of using Chloroquine phosphate for treating marine velvet, at this point the treatment of marine ich is better served with other means, specifically tank transfer.

The problems/issues I have with chloroquine phosphate (or related) are for marine ich:
1. Dosage is anecdotal and is unclear with varying instructions from different vendors
2. Half life of the drug is not defined
3. No way of testing current...
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