Originally Posted by KidKat8807
I have a fluval FX5 canister right now, it is suited for up to 400 gal
. Plus I have two 100 gal
Tetra air pumps running 24/7 to help oxygenate the water and help them breathe a little easier.
If you want a "cleaner" look you could remove the air pumps and just point one of your powerheads up towards the surface. Same effect as the air pumps, looks more natural to me, and best of all no salt creep lol. Its your tank, just a suggestion.
I've never had to treat ich, but I believe I read somewhere when treating with copper you should remove any carbon filters? I could be wrong.
Also, just remembered members on this site saying the copper will kill your bacteria and cause another cycle. You might be in trouble here as hooking up a hob
filter to seed the QT won't work. Just keep checking your water and do water changes when needed.