Ick question

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Hey guys , So I have a big time ick infestation in my 60 gal reef tank . I’m taking my fish out to treat them and running my Display tank with coral and clean up crew only for the 6 to 8 weeks for the ick to die off . My question is should I dose ammonia to keep my beneficial bacteria alive during the quarantine or do you guys think the bacteria will be fine by itself with just coral and clean up crew ? Thanks
 

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I would feed your corals during the fallow period, and any inverts that could use it (sea stars, big urchins things like that) but other than that i wouldn't dose ammonia or anything. What is your plan for treatment?
 
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Thanks guys , plan of treatment is to move the fish out to my quarantine tank dose them up with copper meds and put a uv light in my display tank for 6 weeks . Hope it works
 

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