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Old 03-06-2008, 03:55 PM posted to rec.ponds.moderated
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the cycle of ich is temp dependent. higher temp ich cycles faster. fish are
carriers of ich. the fastest way fish get ich is a fast drop in temp brings ich out.
Ingrid

On Sat, 31 May 2008 14:09:05 EDT, ~ jan wrote:

On Fri, 30 May 2008 09:19:07 EDT, "wilma" wrote:

My other fish still in the pond don't seem to have any ick yet ,but
i am watching them.


My understanding about ick is that it is always present unless the water
temp is very high, over 84F kills it (I believe). A fish under stress, like
just being moved out to the pond from inside, will some time catch it.
~ jan
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