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Old 11-18-2006, 11:07 AM   #1
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QT Tank Cleaning?

I am finally putting my Atlantic Blue Tang back into my Main. I used erythromycin and copper to treat the fish for the last two months.
Should I clean out the QT?
Change the Carbon or clean the one PVC Piping in there?
Total water change?

Any info would help.
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Copper will be absorbed by the PVC, carbon, seal. I would clean it out, maybe use some vinegar/water. Cycle it again and run new carbon. I would wait for more opinions before you decide.
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No I say get rid of all the water and clean very good. When you clean use a cap of bleach in a bucket of water and let tank and equipement air dry completely for a few days. That should cause the chlorine to be gone they say but I like to add dechlorinator to the tank when you start it back up and run GAC during the start up. It will still have traces of copper in it so dont put any inverts in that tank.
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