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Old 10-10-2010, 02:48 PM   #1
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What is QT?

As I was reading about Spotted Mandarins, I read something about QT them... What is that mean?
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QT stands for Quarantine. This means to host the new fish, coral, etc, in a standalone tank for observation prior to putting them into your main display tank. This is to protect your tank from potential parasites or diseases the new critters may carry.
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To be more precise, to Quarantine is to medicate any and all new animals for a period of at least 30 days while non-medicating is for Holding tanks.
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