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All my fish died of ich my tank is now fishless how long do I need too keep it fishless? Until the parasite dies off anyone please
 

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All my fish died of ich my tank is now fishless how long do I need too keep it fishless? Until the parasite dies off anyone please
I believe it’s 76 days unless you raise the temperature to 80.6, then I think it drops to 4 weeks for ich.
 
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I believe it’s 76 days unless you raise the temperature to 80.6, then I think it drops to 4 weeks for ich.
Thanks alot but if I still have corals in my tank won't that high of a temp stress them out? And will the parasite stay on my corals?
 
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Thanks alot but if I still have corals in my tank won't that high of a temp stress them out? And will the parasite stay on my corals?
81F should be fine for corals, but if you're uncomfortable with it, then just do the 60-76 days.

Yes, the parasite is still in your tank, and will remain in the tank on various things (like your rocks, corals, inverts, etc.) for a while - waiting the 60-76 days ensures that the parasite has died off before fish are added again.
 
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81F should be fine for corals, but if you're uncomfortable with it, then just do the 60-76 days.

Yes, the parasite is still in your tank, and will remain in the tank on various things (like your rocks, corals, inverts, etc.) for a while - waiting the 60-76 days ensures that the parasite has died off before fish are added again.
Thanks alot for the help
 
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Thanks alot but if I still have corals in my tank won't that high of a temp stress them out? And will the parasite stay on my corals?
I think the corals would be alright.
Ich can’t survive without a fish in the tank on or off the corals is my understanding.
 
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