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My porcupine have ich and now he is laying under the tank please tell me what to do
I add copper half dose what the instructions says this morning I saw him breathing hard laying on the bottom of the tank

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Puffers and other scaleless fish do not handle copper well. I’d get the copper out ASAP. Hyposalinity would be a safer option here.
So I should clear the copper out ?
man’s lower the salinity ? How low the salinity should be ?
 

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Yes take the copper out.
Salinity should be slowly brought to about 1.009 and held there for 30 days.
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