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Old 09-02-2011, 05:42 PM   #11
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what if i take the rock out when disease time comes?
That would be fine ,but where would you put the rock?Ich could easily be in it already from said fish that was in the QT
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i know i know, i have it set up and everything, just asking about a small piece of live rock from the DT
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That would be fine ,but where would you put the rock?Ich could easily be in it already from said fish that was in the QT
I have tons of rubble rock LOL i could afford to lose a few. i would just put it in the QT tank. like, the middle of it.
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That would be fine ,but where would you put the rock?Ich could easily be in it already from said fish that was in the QT
+1 to what FTMMWS said
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Personally i think it would be fine to put in...I always have LR in my QT set ups too...i also only do Hypo
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i wouldn't put QT rock back into the DT
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I have tons of rubble rock LOL i could afford to lose a few. i would just put it in the QT tank. like, the middle of it.
Same here...my QT rocks never go back into DT
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Personally i think it would be fine to put in...I always have LR in my QT set ups too...i also only do Hypo

wouldnt the hyposalinity kill the live rock?
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Yep,and after hypo is done,it goes into a nice box to become base again
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If I buy from a LFS I never QT. In fact, I never QT at all, and have had no issues. Not that QTing is bad, it's just that if you get your fish from a reputable/clean LFS then there is no need to. Furthermore, you want to be especially careful when "dipping" certain species of fish. For example, tangs are notorious for becoming highly stressed with copper dips. That stress actually lowers their immune system and makes them more susceptible to disease/infection. If you catch the signs of ICK or other disease soon enough, simply conduct water changes and treat the system with the appropriate treatments for about a week and you should have no long-term problems. QT = overrated. But that's just my opinion/experience.
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