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Old 05-22-2011, 03:06 PM   #1
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Best way to clean QT tank after Ich

What is the best way to clean my 10 gallon QT tank after treating Ick? Do I need to throw out my filter cartridges? Also, I know that I need to leave my DT fishless for 6-8 weeks. The only livestock I have in it right now are 2 peppermint shrimp, 1 emerald crab and hermit crabs and snails. How high can I raise my water temp without hurting the livestock?

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Old 05-22-2011, 03:27 PM   #2
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Heat doesn't work to kill marine ich. You can't use anything with copper in it because of the crabs and shrimp. Ich can only live with a host and the life cycle of ich is I believe is 6 to 8 weeks.
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