how to treat sick mimic tang

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  1. Reef-O

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    Hi

    My nennie died and now some of my fish are sick...especially the Mimic..It has got a white layer over its whole body and cloudy eyes. Its also not eating and is very thin...HELP!!!!!!!!!:eek:! what should i treat it with:(
     
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    I take it you have removed the nennie ?

    Start with water changes as nennies release toxins into the water. Also set your skimmer to skim as wet as possible.

    Adding carbon will also assist
     
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    after that, get some microbelfit herbtana and artemiss and treat as per directions
     
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    i added all those things and bought herbatania today..Yes i removed the nennie...lol..whats ur opinion on copper treatment? should I try it and treat the mimic separately...
     
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    no need for copper, those work great, give it 5 days to start
     
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    thanks...appreciate your help..:thumbup:
     
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    also..ive been using stability since sunday...should i stop that when i use the herbatania or just continue with it?
     
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    anytime, words of caution
    they make your skimmer go mad, so i turned mine off for 2 hours and then kept an eye on it
     
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    continue with it
     
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    ok cool thanks man...
     
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    @Reef-O ..... Jus be carefull of ur leathers, they get very badly affected by the toxins, specially that beautifull big 1... My tanks open for holding,jus a word of caution, I have lotsa rock so it might get attached :eek: ........
     
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    ahahhaha..u really want my leather dont u...when my water has become stable we can talk bout a swop....lol
     
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    @Reef-O .....Come we talk now man:whistling:
     
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