My tank is still Ich Free :D

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  1. Puffer Chick

    Puffer Chick Giant Squid

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    i dont know where to post this but i just realized that in my tanks 6 month of life my tank has been ich free :D i have not QT any of the 9 fish that have entered my tank and all have been ich free :D guess so far i have had very good luck with my new saltwater hobby :D
     
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    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    And now you just jinxed yourself.
     
  4. Puffer Chick

    Puffer Chick Giant Squid

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    hahaha i was thinking that but i think i should be ok because for the most part i am done adding fish unless i find a Royal Gramma
     
  5. Dingo

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    I bet you still have ich in your tank, it's that you just have healthy fish that can fight it off right away! Every tank has ich in it, only tanks that have bad conditions or stressed fish exhibit the "infestation" ;)
     
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    Puffer Chick Giant Squid

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    are you sure, i had never seen any white patches on any of my fish. Another thing that i have never had in my tank is any hitchiking worms like bristle worms, no isopods, no jelly fish things, no copepods, no hitchhikers, no nothing. Its like my live rock was nuked or something but at the same time it was live, maybe i just got lucky, because im sure in the tanks 6 months of life i would have seen something by now especailly with how many times ive reaquascaped
     
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    Some aquarists argue that ICH is always present in all aquariums with any sort of life in it while others argue that it is introduced by a fish with the parasite.

    I'm a firm believer of, like dingo stated that it is always present in your tank and only the sick, stressed out fish will show the parasites on their bodies.
     
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    Puffer Chick Giant Squid

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    so basically all of my fish have remaind perfectly healthy *except the chromis that dided due to pecking order* because of low stress and good water quality?
     
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    Siddique Dragon Wrasse

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    I'd say so yep.
     
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    sweet, guess im doing something right :D
     
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    Congrats! Mine has been ich-less for around 9 months after a big outbreak when I first started up my tank. I let it sit without fish for two months and haven't seen it since!

    *knocking on wood for the both of us*

    Ivan