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Juannie
08-24-2007, 12:10 AM
Now I know that you shouldn't put salts into a tank with cory's the question I have is what if you've got other sick fish in there (with no other spare tanks to quarantine) & you want to add a little salt to help them - what is the best thing too do? Usually I quarantine but this tank is being used whilst I fix a leak in my jaguars tank. I was hoping to put salt in for my stressed out kribs.

TowBoater
08-24-2007, 12:16 AM
Well alot of people will say I am stupid and don't know what I am talking about but if you put a very low dosage of it then I don't think it bothers them to much, I do. Stress coat is a good alternate and I do them both together.

Fishguy2727
08-24-2007, 12:16 AM
Most cories are actually much more tolerant of salt than most people will lead you to believe. Add a little at a time and watch them carefully.

TowBoater
08-24-2007, 12:18 AM
Most cories are actually much more tolerant of salt than most people will lead you to believe. Add a little at a time and watch them carefully.

Yay!!! Someone agrees with me, yay!!!!:19:

cocoa_pleco
08-24-2007, 12:20 AM
i bummed up once and put salt with my cories with no issue

Juannie
08-24-2007, 12:37 AM
YAY!:19: Well I might just give that a try, does it matter if it's epsom or plain aquarium salt?

TowBoater
08-24-2007, 12:52 AM
I use aquarium salt.

Juannie
08-24-2007, 01:37 AM
Excellent, I shall give it a go, is there any specific amount you use?

TowBoater
08-24-2007, 01:38 AM
half or less than the recommended dosage on the package, preferably the amount it says for tetras or something of that sort.

Palor
08-24-2007, 03:37 AM
I found that a tiny dose of AQ salt doesn't seem to bother my cory's. I used about 20% of the dose listed on the box.

cocoa_pleco
08-24-2007, 04:10 AM
i used half dose

digger
08-26-2007, 07:42 PM
hi i kept my cories in a brakish tank for a few years and while they were in the salty water they bred like rabbits and the eggs did hatch aquarium salt wont hurt them at all in small doses they actually seem to like it.