how long can ich stay attached to a fish?

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  1. fishbreath

    fishbreath Plankton

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    I have a 165g bowfront tank, ammonia, nitrite 0, OH 8.0, nitrate 5. I have an itch outbreak, didn't qt a new arrival properly:angry:, I have the salinity at 1.008 for hypo a week and a half. My sailfin and mimic tang still have some spots, most have fallen off, but the spots that are still there are larger and protrude out further than the others that fell off. The question in could it still be ich, or am I looking at something different as well as ich? Everyone is active and eating very well. Breathing seems normal as well.

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  3. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    3-7 days.

    Trying looking at Lymphocyctis.

    Good luck to you.
     
  4. fishbreath

    fishbreath Plankton

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    I was wondering if it was lymphocytes too, thanks.
     
  5. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a dry heat, yeah right !
    You're welcome. :)