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Lurking Ich..the verdict?

Posted By: scottychaos <sscotsman@yahoo.com>
Date: Monday, 23 October 2000, at 8:51 a.m.

Well the results are in on my great Ich survey, and the results are...inconclusive! :(

I couldnt get any definate reliable proof one way or the other..the only thing I found was one web site that stated that Ich will go dormant under 50 degrees f (which makes sense to me..)...I posted this question on 3 forums and lots of people did say "Ich lurks" but no one had any proof..only "I heard it can lurk"...and there were also several people who said "Ich does not lurk"

So...for me personally I am still sticking with my original theory which is: Ich does NOT lurk! :) because I had Ich once, about 18months ago, and it has never come back..so I am confident there is no Ich at all left in my tank..so I am proposing that i