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Old 05-06-2010, 11:57 AM   #41
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well thats lame they wont sell it to you. and well its good you got it ordered. and how deep of a sand bed are you wanting?
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... not sure around 3-4" is what I'm thinking... but thinking usually isn't a safe thing for me to do :-p
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Old 05-07-2010, 12:24 PM   #43
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haha. yeah thinking isnt to great over here either. and i want a DSB so bad!!!!!
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Old 05-07-2010, 10:44 PM   #45
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So what size tank should I use for a QT tank? I would like to be able to hold 5 fish in it at once.
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Is money an issue here cause I'd go all out for 5 at once. Around 100G's. Later it can be turned into a frag tank once your DT is stocked. Or another tank. "
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okay... space is more of an issue... how long do they need to stay in QT when moving them into a tank?
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2-3 weeks to watch for signs of symptons, longer if you need to treat. Also if only one of say 3 in the QT developes a disease treat all three just in case. Better safe than sorry.
Read this: It's a fantastic guide by Steven Pro - An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: A Quarantine Tank for Everything by Steven Pro - Reefkeeping.com
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Thanks a lot for that it was a good guide... more or less what it's saying is that I shouldn't have a QT tank... "For an effective quarantine, the new inhabitants must be kept for a minimum of one month. I feel so strongly about this that I would tell you not to waste your time if you can't commit to this amount of time." I'm too impatient. So no QT tank for me just the dip and introduce...




LOL j/k I'll be getting one just not sure if I will keep them in that long...
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QT's are also good to make sure your fish is eating properly, has no fin damage etc,etc,etc. Not just for illnesses.
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