Ich or velvet during tank transfer method for velvet and ich

Lee belk

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I have had my fish in qt for well over 30 days of copper power at 2.5 I noticed a couple of fish had ick spots maybe velvet at the back end of the treatment since its so hard to tell them apart I decided to use tank transfer method for ich and velvet I added all my fish to a clean sterile tank on Friday 1 June at 22:00 hrs
Today 3 July 10:00hrs I have just done my 1st transfer ive notice most of my fish are now flashing, twitching is this going to stop me from eliminating ich or velvet seen as there showing signs of disease i see no spots as yet but I have a gut feeling I will has anyone else had this problem at all
 
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TTM is not the proper method to rid velvet.

But you mention spot free and still flashing.

This is a common sign of flukes.
If theyve already been treated for 30+ days in copper power at 2.5ppm,
You would want to do a metroplex and prazi treatment now.
You can dose the water and use the metro in the food as well using focus to bind it.
This will treat them inside and out.

If you want to relieve the flashing you can attempt a fresh water dip also.
 
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I have already use prazipro and dose metroplex to tank water and fed them it but they refuse to eat anything if I food soak metroplex I've just notice these floating about so I got them out bud ive put some prime in tank now as well so I cant put any meds in right now I might as well dose prazi pro on the next transfer with some metroplex again
 

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There is a TTM for velvet but you have to move the fish much more often. I think it’s 36 hours? You can easily find the method on humblefish. I think most people do it every 24 since 36 means getting up in the middle of the night.

There are some prazi resistant flukes.
 
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