Hot shower water and dechorinator for ick treatment?

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Hey guys. I used hot shower water and dechlorinator for ick treatment but when I put my fish in 3 ember tetras and 4 glowlight tetras died. So can you tell me if this works or do I have to change the water?

Also for those of you asking why I didnt use my heater, I don't have a heater
 

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Wait, did you take the fish out of your tank and plop them into hot water, or am I misunderstanding?
 
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I took hot shower water and put the diseased fish in it. The temperature is like 30-35 celsius

And I changed the water beforehand. So I took out the original water and filled the tank with the hot water
 

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When using temperature to treat ich, you need to raise it gradually, like over a day. I think they were probably already stressed because of the ich, then shocked by the sudden temperature change.
 
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Ok thx. Will cool down the water when I get home. I appreciate ur help man

And one more question. Can platies survive without broken down oxygen?
 

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SaberKillerWystan said:
Ok thx. Will cool down the water when I get home. I appreciate ur help man
I would leave it for now, if you try to cool it rapidly the fish will be even more stressed.
 

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Just use ich meds. You don't understand the concept of what you're doing and you're going to kill all of your fish.
 

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35 degrees C is 95 degrees F. You cooked your fish alive. Sorry.
 

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SaberKillerWystan said:
I took hot shower water and put the diseased fish in it. The temperature is like 30-35 celsius

And I changed the water beforehand. So I took out the original water and filled the tank with the hot water
I understand you did not have the heater to increase the temp up high to design temp for your tank but the way you treat ick for your fish is totally wrong way.Instead of helping them heal.You killed then in instance.Here is few step you should consider before you doing any thing!
1- Make sure you read a lot about it and understand why and what you are doing ,what info will be base on for you to follow ,is that info trust worthy,what it will help or harm the situation.
2-Ask and learn more until you get all necessary useful info and right material for what are you going to do.What to do in other effected way if you don't have materia or convinent.As we all know : we have more than one way to done thing right.
3-Done the job in the right way ,the way you just find out and it must 100% help out your situation.
 

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SaberKillerWystan said:
I took hot shower water and put the diseased fish in it. The temperature is like 30-35 celsius

And I changed the water beforehand. So I took out the original water and filled the tank with the hot water
35 Celsius is way too hot and will basically cook your fish and have very low oxygen content. I would assume that is what killed your fish. Most don’t go about 85F and even that stresses some fish out. Ember tetras like water a bit on the cooler side as well. Those are awesome fish sad they passed.

What do you mean change the water. Water changes don’t get rid of ick. Keep your tank fallow for 30 days and restart. I suggest researching aquarium related topics in those 30 days so you don’t continue to kill fish and become frustrated.
I’m sorry to say this but a bit of common sense or any bit of research would have indicated to many people that what you did would kill your fish. You acclimate the fish when you buy them from the fish store to your tank right? What would you think a 20 degree F increase in temp would benefit them. Not trying to be mean but you need to think or research before acting. People here respond usually within minutes to hours. Post here next time before going an extreme route like this.
 
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Welp rip. Thx everyone but it was too late

The temperature dropped to 23 Celsius but my fish still died
 

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