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Old 12-31-2012, 01:30 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jeffww View Post
Fish virus are often species specific so it would make sense that the problem could be viral. Additionally they have a long long latency period where nothing happens for about 3 months and out of nowhere the fish dies. There's absolutely no way to cure fish viruses unfortunately and it's almost impossible to diagnose without someone doing some protein assays/microscopy so there's no way to know without extensive and pricey testing.

IMO I'd leave the tank alone and not add any more angels for a few months. Hopefully the viral particles would have degraded and it will be safe to add a new one. I'd also add one from a fish store that has higher quality stock.
Unfortunately that sounds like a plan. It's still strange to me that the onset is so sudden. I have 2 young ones left. I'll see how it goes with them. Thank you.
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