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Old 01/12/2008, 06:28 AM   #1
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white spot, maine ich

hi guys, new to the forum and relatively new to marine keeping. wondering if you guys have any tips on how to keep ich out of my tank.

my story goes a bit like this....

i had a blue tang, yellow tang, 2 clowns, flame and cleaner wrasse. but then they were tragic victims of manslaugter. (my bro sprayed fly spray and the victim fly ended up in my tank). anyway before this i had one outbreak of white spot, put the fish in a friends QT and all was good till then...

To date.... i have another yellow tang, valentine puffer. as soon as i added the blue another outbreak.... back to quarentine.

My question is to the experienced how can i keep ich out of my tank for good?

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Old 01/12/2008, 11:26 AM   #2
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You'll need to take all the fish out of your display tank, and keep them out for 8 weeks. That will kill all the ich in your tank (as it will have no hosts). You can leave any snails or other inverts in the tank, just no fish for 8 weeks.

"So long, and thanks for all the fish"

Current Tank Info: 125g reef, gobies, cardinals, softies and LPS; 36g Neo Nano tank; 10+ FW tanks
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