Originally Posted by wrasse326
If I do quarantine wrasses and gobys do I just not treat with copper? And couldn't I just leave the sand in there instead of throwing it away? Also do hawkfish go in this category also?
If you are bringing fish home that has ich you can't keep the sand because the parasite will live in it. So your QT will be carrying ich and completely defeat the purpose of having it. You can try hypo salinity of course. Theoretically it should kill all ich including the ones in the sand bed but who knows if it will kill it. May be posters with FOWLR
tanks can pitch in here if they have treated their main tank with hypo salinity and did not throw away sand.
A hawkfish is a go for QT. I considered a flame hawkfish and specifically asked a fish store owner about QTing it. He said hawkfish would be fine but not a goby or a wrasse.