How Long Does Bb Last With No Fish?

Discussion in 'Algae' started by Vancouver Mike, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Vancouver MikeValued MemberMember

    Do we have any idea how long BB survives without fish?
    I took a filter cartridge out yesterday and put in bucket with tank water.
    Hoping I have 48hours

    Thx
     
  2. david1978Fishlore LegendMember

    I think its a week till it goes dormant then a month till it starts to die off.
     
  3. smee82Fishlore VIPMember

    Im not sure theres lots of conflicting info but You will be fine with 48hrs
     
  4. McFlyValued MemberMember

    You've got 48 hrs. Pretty sure you can feed them, and go longer with a little ammonia...
     
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