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Re: Ich Treatments?

Jamie Johnson said:

> Use a formalin solution, not one with Cu salts. The
> formalin solution 
> should be dark green, opaque with straining properties,
> the Cu salt 
> solution should have a slight blueish-green tint, but
> otherwise kinda clear.

Avoiding copper in a planted tank is good advice.  

Formalin isn't green unless a dye is added to make it so. 
With ich treatments it's usually malachite green, which is
a strong  aniline dye.  If formalin were green, wakes would
look like St. Patrick's day, if you know what I mean.

Scott H.

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