Thread: firefish sick?
06-16-2013, 05:20 PM #11
Just thought I'd mention - I don't know what you have for a skimmer or how clear your water is, but sometimes micro bubbles stick to fish, and can make you think something is going on when its not...
06-17-2013, 12:23 AM #12Member Swordtails
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yes! i have an extra tank. i just didnt really know how to do it or have the money to set it up plus its bigger than my main tank which could be problem cause i would have to cycle it probably and wait forever
06-17-2013, 12:45 AM #13
That would depend on how you look at it.
If you get ick in your tank, you would need to leave it fallow (without fish) for about three months before you could stock fish in it again, just to make sure the virus died off.
The below can help you set-up a QT tank. I had learned the hard way many years ago the benefits of using a QT tank.
"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/"]