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Old 04-19-2013, 06:25 PM   #11
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could it be that my anemone has eatin them all?
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Old 04-19-2013, 06:49 PM   #12
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I don't know if this is a popular opinion but I've had ich a couple of times and just let the fish fight it off. I can't get the fish out of my reef without ripping it down so I've just over fed the fish to keep their amune system up and over water changed to compensate and keep the water clean. Its worked for me so far. Worst I've had is a wrasse skratch his head and cut it but it healed.
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Old 04-19-2013, 11:36 PM   #13
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That can work and that is how you need to do it in order for it to work. The only down side is that there is likely always going to be Ich in the tank. It can be in there and not visible. When/if you add fish in the future, they can be stressed, which lowers immunity and they end up with it. Some fish can overcome and others will die. That's how it goes in the ocean, except the concentration there is much, much smaller than in an enclosed system like your tank.
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could it be that my anemone has eatin them all?
I'm not sure that anemones will eat healthy fish. It's been years since I had one, but never had that happen in my old reef.
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Old 04-20-2013, 12:01 AM   #15
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Found out this rock i had that had alot of caves in it the fish would go in and get stuck and it was a little sharp and they would die so i took it out lost a firefish, cleaner wrasser, cleaner shrimp, and fire shrimp to that rock
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The ich is not going to just go away. unfortunately you will have to take all the fish out. And treat them with hyposalinity for about 4-6 weeks. Keeping them out of your display tank for this treatment time also kills the parasite in your display, as its life cycle is about 4 weeks in its self. Break the life cycle, kill the bug. (Just like fleas! )
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