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Old 07-31-2006, 02:49 PM   #11
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I didn't think copper killed bacteria.
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I wouldn't treat them with copper. Go with hyposalinity. Way better, here are some benefits:

1. You can use your main tank's filters on your QT. If you use copper, anything you use in the QT tank should not be used on the main tank due to the risk of contamination.
2. The lower the SG, the easier it is for the fish to breath.
3. Copper stresses the fish while Hyposalinity relaxes them.
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What is hyposalinity?

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Hypo is slowly lowering the SG of your QT. Like FF says it is easier for the fish to "breathe", thus being less stressful on the fish, while they heal.
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