The ICH life cycle

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish Disease' started by I keep fish, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. I keep fish

    I keep fish Well Known Member Member

    Ok if this is somewhere else sorry.As many fo you know I lost most of my stock do to ich.How long does the ich stay in the tank without a host
     
  2. Meeps83

    Meeps83 Well Known Member Member

    2-3 days at 75 f and then they die with no host.

     
     
  3. pirahnah3

    pirahnah3 Fishlore VIP Member

    I have always heard that the temp needs to break 85 to kill it off. With no hosts it will die soon thou. You can also dry out the tank if you prefer.
     
  4. Wendy Lubianetsky

    Wendy Lubianetsky Well Known Member Member

    Sorry you lost your fish.
     




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