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1-6 Days 6 31.58%
A week 5 26.32%
2 weeks 6 31.58%
3 weeks 4 21.05%
1 month 4 21.05%
5+ weeks 2 10.53%
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Old 12-28-2009, 04:58 PM   #1
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FW QT Time

How long do you qt your FW fish?
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:25 PM   #2
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It depends on where I get them from, LFS or a chain store like Petsmart. If it's my LFS usually 1-2 weeks. Chain store, sometimes upwards of 4 weeks. Since our QT tank is a 5.5, QT'ing can be a chore, but worth it.
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Old 12-28-2009, 10:44 PM   #3
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min 3-4 weeks. if its something thats wild caught 4-5 weeks or longer. i have had things in qt for several months rather be safe then sorry.
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Honestly, I don't QT my fish when I add them to my tank. I've never had a problem with this.

The reason is simply that I'm not aloud to have a million tanks set up, just one small tank.
I acclimate my fish carefully for 20 minutes and that method seems to work fine.
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