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Old 05-12-2005, 10:57 AM   #1
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how long to QT new fish

i am picking up a fish that has been at the fish store for two weeks in a copper treated system. he has been eating and looks great. how long should i QT him at home?

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At least four weeks. IF you need to treat I would stretch it out to six. Ask the LFS if the fish is done with the treatment or if you will need to continue it at home.
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Is treating their system with copper standard or did he have some ailment that they were curing? What kind of fish is it? Tangs I would QT no matter what and for a long time. Most other things I struggle to make it past 3 weeks with.

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they use copper as a standard additive to thier fish system. i guess i am just wondering how long you QT fish if they are not sick. i am guessing 3-4 weeks

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