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Re: Ich treatment

> Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 03:02:37 -0500
> From: jim <jim at bestfish_com>
> Subject: Re: Ich treatment
> Just out of curiosity, has anyone actually HAD a plant crash after standard
> ich treatment?  I use malachite green (Ich Cure brand at 1 drop / gallon in

A LFS used copper based meds, and killed off a bunch of plants.  But I've
never had a problem with Malachite/formalin meds.  I agree with an 
earlier comment to use it a 1/2 strength, even if you don't have any
sensitive fish.

> have turned a few plants to mush using high temps or salt (seems like I
> need well over a teaspoon per gallon to cure ich).

Same here.

> The only problem I ever see with malachite green is turning aquarium seams
> (and my fingers) blue.

And it turns Profile blue/green.