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Old 02-21-2012, 09:13 AM   #11
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From what I've read, that is correct. I have read where others have put fish directly into a hyposalinity conditions. Not sure how it would affect any other inhabitants. This is usually done with a bare quarantine tank.
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:44 AM   #12
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What is your opinion?


So, when I made this thread I was 100% sure that this was going to be a FOWLR tank because of the future possibilities of ich. The more I think about it, I do kind of want this to be a reef tank (because of the good lights and more space than the 55g). If I do decide to go reef again, I would do so after I treat this tank with hyposalinity (no copper so it is possible that I can put corals in).

Speaking of which I finally got my refractometer ordered last night!

So, do you think I should stop worrying about ich, and make this a reef again (after hypo), or should I keep it a FOWLR tank?

Thank you so much for your opinions/thoughts/comments!
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:20 PM   #13
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Yes stop worrying about ick lol I'm tired of having it and hearing about it . You allready have the lights for reef so stick with that . Don't let this stupid parasite have the power to change your tank plans.
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Yes stop worrying about ick lol I'm tired of having it and hearing about it . You allready have the lights for reef so stick with that .
Exactly ,,,i still don't understand your dilemma ?

Once a DT is fallow and ich or whatever else dies off you have all the control to keep any unwanted things out
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Old 02-24-2012, 01:12 PM   #15
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OK, thanks! I am going to go with that then, and stop worrying about this. I will treat, and then it will be a reef again.

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Awesome! That's what I was hoping you would do!
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Old 02-24-2012, 02:29 PM   #17
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Awesome! That's what I was hoping you would do!
Thanks!

I am glad that I have decided to go reef again, it would have been a waste if I didn't because I have the lights.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:23 PM   #18
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Just wait until you have fully stocked your tank with fish and none of them have ich. Then add coral so that there isn't the possibility of ich being introduced to the system.
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