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Re: [APD] filters
I believe Wise, Nicholas wrote this email section below:
>> We at Sea Save have found a cure for "ick" by using this 5
>> micron filter. As use may know the smallist baby "Ick" is
>> born at 30 micron so as it falls off it is filtered away.
>> You may see a pic. at our web-site
>> www.seasave.com<http://www.seasave.com/>. Thanks
> What is this "ick" you speak of?
Ick = Ich = White Spot
'Ichthyophthirius multifiliis' in Freshwater or 'Cryptocaryon irritans' for
salt water tanks.
A nasty creature, a protozoa parasite that kills fish.
Looks like small white specks on the skin, fins, and gills. Fish may scratch
against gravel and rocks.
Mature parasites that have been feeding on a fish's tissues fall away from
the fish. They drop to the substrate and divide many times, eventually
producing hundreds of infective stages. These "swarmers" swim off to find a
Left untreated the fish in your tank can die.
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