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Old 04-26-2014, 08:45 PM   #1
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How to qt

So I'm new to quarantine tanks and I was wondering am I suppose to put the medication as soon as I put him in their or wait and see until I see a disease??

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Old 04-30-2014, 03:17 PM   #2
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If this is a simple quarantine for a new fish, I wouldn't medicate. I keep a bio pad in my sump for bacterial populating and some pieces of PVC pipe for hidey holes. That way I have an immediate bacterial colony available for the QT.

However, for a hospital tank, treat the symptoms right away. Daily water changes will be required as well as the bacteria won't survive the medication of hyposalinity.
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