Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 02-03-2011, 11:00 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Edison, NJ
Posts: 81
new filter in medicated tank

I just finished medicating my 46g tank to treat ich. I'm now looking to cycle a new filter in this tank so I can use the filter for a QT tank. I was planning on waiting a day or two to add a bag of API bio-zorb (which I removed when I began meds) & a charcoal bag to my fluval 305 to get rid of the meds but I want to know if it's advisable to wait another 2 weeks before I put the new filter in. I began treatment this past Friday and saw the last spot Monday morning. Someone told me that the ich can remain in the "water column" and therefore get into a new filter so I should wait 2 weeks until I'm sure it has died out?
__________________
46 gallon bowed fw: 6 neon tetras, 2 spotted corys, 3 black skirt tetras, 2 zebra danios & 1 white clouds - still stocking!
andreahp is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
filter, new filter, tan

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
? Recommend medicated food? jdsunflower Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 6 08-14-2008 07:02 AM
? on medicated food mom2reds Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 6 04-05-2008 07:14 PM
medicated tank, will my plants make it? godzilla Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 5 01-01-2007 11:32 AM
medicated food scalesojustice Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 5 12-30-2006 12:17 AM
Medicated successfully! Mr Burns Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 2 02-09-2004 11:00 AM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.