I just found out that we have an infestation of cirolanid isopods in our tank. I've seen a dozen or so little isopods in the tank, and just last night caught a big one:
I've been reading that the only way to get rid of these guys is to either leave the tank fallow for 6 months, or to nuke the tank.
Any suggestions on which would be the preferred method? I'm guessing if we go with the latter method we'd have to pull all the live rocks, give them a good freshwater (carbonated?) dip, and then siphon out all the sand and rinse it through with freshwater. I know this is essentially going to kill everything on them, but the recovery time would probably be at least less than 6 months.
I'm uncertain which way to go, so any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!