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    Last weekend I got a Bicolor Angelfish as a tank mate for the lionfish in my 120 gallon tank. I added him to the QT tank with the other fish I got 2 or 3 weeks earlier. Two day ago most of the fish in the QT tank were showing signs of ich. I’m now certain there is ick in my QT tank . Good thing the wife started the copper meds as soon as the symptoms became visible.

    Hopefully all of the fish will pull through.

    I was hoping to have all of these fish in the main tank within the next 3 weeks, but it looks like they will be spending a lot more time in QT than planned
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    Sorry to hear that Cliff. I hope everything works out okay for you.

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    I am also sorry to hear that. And hope the same as jeff

    20 gallon tall - 3 paskai's neon red rainbow, 5 paskai's blue eyed rainbowfish, 8 harlequin rasbora, 2 blue ninja shrimp, 6 cherry shrimp, 2 nerite snail, 1 bronze cory, 1 peppered cory, 1 julii cory, 2 pc driftwood planted with anubias and narrowleaf java fern.
    Other plants in tank - 1 bunch anacharis, 1 bunch water wysteria, 1 package of B. Caroliniana, 1 Crypto Luten, 1 red wendii, Mossball.
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    Sorry to hear that cliff. Hopefully they get healthy quick.
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

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    Good thing you put them in quarantine.

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    Although I had learned the value of using a QT set-up many years ago, I still hate seeing a sick fish and seeing them go through treatments to cure it. But I am glad that I caught it in time and I am very happy to know these fish have a really good chance now.

    Thanks everyone
    Last edited by Cliff; 11-10-2012 at 12:31 AM.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Well, the angel did not make it, nor did most of the other fish I had in QT. They were just hit too hard and stopped eating. Once that happens they usally get some type of secondary infection and do not pull throught.

    Good thing that happened in my QT tank

    I do have two new clownfish and a Anthia in there that are doing great and eating like little pigs. I'll keep them in QT for another 4 or 5 weeks just to be safe.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Sorry to hear this Cliff. I always heard the Bicolor's were supposed to not be easy. But the one I had was very hardy, actuly my first Marine fish besides the damsals I used to seed the tank with.
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    Sorry to hear that Cliff. Fingers crossed all goes well with your clownfish!
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    SUCK! - That's terrible Cliff but it couldn't happen in a better place [Than QT].

    Here's to hoping for less of the same!

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    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

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