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  1. zak

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    Any sponsor near Jhb stock Herbtana?
     
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    Try Jungle Aquatics or Wild on Pets
     
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    Wow, quick response.. Thanks..
     
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    Hi,
    Yup we've got 100ml, 250ml and 500ml in stock :)
     
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    wild on pets has, got some on the weekend
     
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    What's your personal experience with herbtana been like @dallasg
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    @zak i swear by it, i use herbtana and Artemis and i have never had a fish issue since using them on my new tank.
    I dose artemiss in the morning and hertana at night for 7 days after adding a new fish and none of my SPS, LPS or NPS have issues, inverts and anemones are cool.

    My 3yr old Regal Tang got a heavy dose of whitespot from moving him and with in 3 days it was gone and back to normal.

    would be nice to hear from others, but i am really impressed with it
     
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    Didn't work for me, caused more damage then good considering your skimmer needs to be off for 10 days.

    Others have had success. Its effectiveness will vary depending on strain of the WS (if thats what you have) on how far it has progressed in terms of deterioration of fish health and immune system.
     
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    my skimmer was off for 3hrs after adding then back on, dont have to have skimmer off all the time
     
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    +1 on what dallasg said , worked for me everytime. I keep my skimmer off for the evening , dose just before lights out
     
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    Well i used it and it worked wonders also. Had the skimmer off for 10 days or so as per bottle instruction.
     
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    6 days into treatment and no visible improvement on regal tang.. I have been dosing as per instruction on bottle with skimmer switched off.. The tang is still eating and none of the other fish are infected. Sailfin tang had a few spots on its pectoral fin but have disappeared since treatment began.. Do i wait out the 10 day treatment and hope for the best, or take other action??
     
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    give it the full 10 days

    what you can do is after 4 hrs from dosing run your skimmer a little to keep things rolling, just keep an eye on it as it skimms madly
     
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    @zak

    Give me a shout at day 10 -I do not believe the whitespot will go away.

    Also there has been cases where it as been incorrectly diagnosed.
    Do you have symptoms of heavy breathing/ Flashing(Rubbing on items in your tank)

    Cheers!
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    it does and i talk from experience, it focuses on making the fish healthy and boosting immune system, so preventing the fish from getting it again, it doesnt kill , very few things do

     
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    Hello Willie, there has been no symptoms of heavy breathing, i have seen the fish rubbing up against some of the rock. What convinced me that it is white spot is when it spread to the sailfin, although just a few spots on the sailfins pectoral fin which has since disappeared..
     
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    @dallasg How long should i run the skimmer for, until the next dose? And back on again 4 hours later?
     
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    I certainly know what triggered the infection, i rescaped the tank!! Im sure thats what caused stress on the regal..
     
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    i run it until next dose, just dont dose with it on, i did that and emptied 100L on my floor

    regals are prone to whitespot
     
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    Yeah, seems like all beautiful fish come with baggage :) Some eat coral and others get white spot..
     
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