Urgent help needed Copper Sulphate dose requiered

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  1. Antionette

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    I received 2 new fish as a present on Saturday. Last night when I got home i discovered that both of them are covered with tiny white spots. I removed them to my hospital tank which i dosed with copper sulphate. What will be the correct dose of copper sulphate for a 20 liter tank. They looked very close to death this morning. I have added only a pinch of CS to the tank last night. Please help.!!
     
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    I used this medication. Works VERY well!!!

    Cuprazin

    I dont know about copper sulphate.

    Also whats the salinity in the tank?
     
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    The question is, what kind of fish and do they have white spots or brooklynella. If it is brook, copper won't work. And it might be that all other fishes in your DT are infected, too.
     
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    What do mean with a pinch? How much is your pinch?
     
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    Salinity 1.026
    The fish are Brissle tooth Tang - Not infected
    New fish is a Moorish Idol - Infected
    New fish = Koran Angel - Infected
    I think the infection is Cryptocaryon
    Thx
     
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    If it is cryptocaryon then the best is hyposalinity.
     
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    I used the back of a teaspoon handle, about 2mm
     
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    All About Copper Sulfate
     
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    Thx, I will lower the salinity, I hope they are still alive when I get home
     
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    Thx for the info Viper
    I might have overdosed them with CS on top of it all.
     
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