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 help!!! this is my first time having ICH i dont know what to do!!

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boxfishlover
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PostSubject: help!!! this is my first time having ICH i dont know what to do!!   help!!! this is my first time having ICH i dont know what to do!! Icon_minitime3/27/2011, 4:14 am

i have a 100 gallon half reef half fish display tank and i just purchased a humu humu the other day. He is doing great in my tank.. but earlier today he started to have white spots on his fins. i think he has came up with ICH!!!! i need to take him out and put him into my quarantine tank. any advice on what else to do in my display tank? do i medicate the entire tank?????


i have....

a 100g tank
20 g sump/refugium

tomato clown
pink skunk clown
2 square spot anthias
a Hawaiian puffer
dog face puffer
humu humu trigger
2 fire fish
raccoon butterfly
a blue angel fish
diamond head goby
bi color blenny

humu humu is the only fish with the spots


HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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cwhip
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Location : Md
Favorite Fish: : Maroon clownfish,Tangs,bluespot jaw fish,Bangaii,Mandarins etc.......I love all fish really.

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Location : Middle TN
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They've all been exposed now. But take him out and treat him. In the display tank run a UV sterilizer to kill any ick sporasites that hatch. This will reduce their population and help protect the rest.
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