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Hi Guys...I had an infestationnof white spots recently and lost all my fish.I use Res-q-med
for 15 days.Do u think it is sace to start adding fish now.
 

Juan27

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No, the system has to be fishless for 6 weeks.
There is a lot of info on here regarding this subject
 

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Hello and welcome to the forum @Nelson

As said, you must look at the live cycle of whitespot. It can lie dormant as cysts for easily up to 28 days.

Best is to leave your tank without ALL fish for 6 weeks. Can push the tank temperature up to 28 to speed up the live cycle process.
 

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Agreed with the advice already posted here...

However, if this had occurred in a lab, the recommended protocol would be to wipe down the tank with dilute formaldehyde... But then would mean that you would also have to replace all live rock and substrate... White spot is a truly annoying thing to deal with in the hobby...
 
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