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Old 03-03-2004, 10:56 AM   #1
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QT, whats the limit.

Hey everyone, just wanted to ask a QT question before I take the chance of making a big mistake. I have my reef right where I want it, chemistry is great, I have 15 corals in place and they are doing well also. The tank has now been established for 9 weeks with no fish. I know exactly what I want,
1 purple tang
3 TR false percs
5 - 7 chromis

That is all I am putting in there unless I go with a blenny or wrassle later on, but no more than that. I have a 20gal QT that has been established for about 5 months housing a TR perc. My question is, can I add them all to the QT at once? Since this is really all the fish I want in my 105 (130 total volume) I would like to add them all together to avoid any bullyish behavior. Any advice would be greatly welcome as I was planning on ordering them for delivery on Tuesday and starting the QT process. Thanks!

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Old 03-03-2004, 11:49 AM   #2
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That is alot of bio load to add all at once to any tank whether its a QT or a display. I wouldnt add them all at once. I would add the chromis, then the percs, then the tang.

Also, QT tanks usually only house one fish (or one type) so that you dont transfer a parasite from a sick fish to one that may be fine.



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