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Old 11-04-2004, 04:30 PM   #1
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Length of quarantine

Ok... so whats the general opinion on what is an acceptable time??? I have had my peacock eel in fishy jail for about 2 weeks... I think... Ya think its safe to toss him in with the rest of society? Hes healthy... voracious appetite and very active...

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Old 11-04-2004, 04:52 PM   #2
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I'd say he's been in there long enough. I quarantine for 1-2 weeks, depending on how crowded it is. If I get a lot of fish at once and they look healthy after a week, I feel sorry for them and move them to the 75 gal. Probably shouldn't but it's been okay so far.
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Quarantine time depends on what fish I get and where I get them from....usually at least two weeks, and sometimes as miuch as 6 weeks.
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Old 11-04-2004, 06:15 PM   #4
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well... In he goes...
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You should be ok.
I usually only QT my fish for 2 weeks.
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Old 11-06-2004, 07:50 AM   #6
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I would actually recommend keeping a fish in quarantine for a longer period next time. Three to four weeks would be a minimum based on my reading.
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2 weeks is good in my book.
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How necessary is quarntine? Do you really need to if the fish look healthy at the lfs? Wat size tank is good for it?
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