Move LR from Ich infected tank

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    sen5241b

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    I want to move some LR covered with some great Coraline into my new 10G tank but there is Ich in the tank with the LR. Is there some way to get rid of the ich (tomonts?) in the LR so I don't infect the new tank? Copper and LR don't mix. Soak LR in formalin overnight? Yeah I could let the new tank sit for 6 weeks without fish but that's no fun.
     
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    lightcs4 Loving to learn

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    Your right, it's no fun. However, it is the only way I would trust it. Any meds you use could be absorbed by the rock.
     
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    daugherty part time reefer

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    i would let it sit
     
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    I would agree with everyone else the only sure safe way would be to wait out the life cycle of the ich in a fishless tank/tub.
     
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Any medication you use are either going to kill all the pods and stuff on the rock,or its not going to work at all.
    I'd just wait it out.
     
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