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Old 01/20/2014, 02:43 PM   #118
E Rosewater
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Originally Posted by wezfish View Post
Does a freshwater dip actually cure it? I thought it causes a temporary relief. Also, can it go away on its own?

Fresh water dips do nothing for ich.

Ich is a parasite, it will not go away on its own as long as it has a fish available to act as a host. The outbreak may settle down to the point where you don't see visible signs of ich, but that does not mean it's gone.

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