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Old 02-17-2010, 09:47 AM   #11
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+1 for maintaiing the tank fishless for 6 - 8 weeks. The lifecyle of sw Ich is about 30 days. Hyposalinity treatment for surviving fish takes about 6 weeks. We add two weeks to that for safety reason to make sure the parasite is gone in both the fish and the display tank.
Remember, Nothing GOOD ever happens FAST is a sw tank!
Patience is the key!
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hey everyone,
thanks for all your advice. 8 weeks without fish it is. what do i need to still be doing tho?? water changes?? i still have my cleaner shrimp, is he ok while im waiting??
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+1 for cmor! water changes are a good idea and I like this time to research my first and other fish!
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The shrimp is good. Feed it lightly and that will keep your bacteria count up where it belongs. Now is the time to do all your research on the Hobby.
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