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  1. #261

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff View Post
    This is the part about using a QT tank that I hate the most. When I went to check on the QT'd fish this morning, they swam right up to the glass, almost begging for food. They are acting so normal now, I just want to put them in the main tank right away. However, I'm not going to do that as I know I have yet to kill off all of the ick virus that is still laying dormant in the QT tank.

    Sooooooooooo frustrating, but worth it
    Yeah I understand. They look perfectly fine so you want to put them in there home. I just set up my QT tank for some silver hatchetfish. I'm not the best when it comes to QTing, but since these are wild caught I want to make sure they aren't going to bring anything in. Would you recommend dosing for parasites right away? I know the go to is PraziPro but I won't be able to get that as my LFS doesn't stock it. Would other parasite killers do just fine? I think they have some API brand stuff.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    hang in there Cliff. You and your new and old fish will be glad you did.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
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  3. #263

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    Thanks guys !

    Quote Originally Posted by Compass View Post
    Would you recommend dosing for parasites right away? I know the go to is PraziPro but I won't be able to get that as my LFS doesn't stock it. Would other parasite killers do just fine? I think they have some API brand stuff.
    I always give a single treatment to all new fish (SW & FW) just before taking them out of QT. To be perfectly honest with you, I would never use any other anti-parasite meds other than Prazi-pro. This is the only reef safe med out there that is still highly effective. I has to be pretty easy for the fish to be able to handle if you can use it in a tank with SPS corals and carpet anemones.

    I would suggest to order on line and have it shipped to you before you try other meds that will most likely not be a easy for your fish to deal with
    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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  4. #264

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    you could be famous! - SeaLady For following through on a dare! - steeler58 For having a big heart and caring :) - steeler58 Have a cup of joe for the good converstion this morning :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 for playing the cory game - cm12setx Congrats on 3,900, they don't have kuhliis, LOL - Slaphppy7 cycled your river tank - cm12setx Congrats on 4,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 
    Have a "bluegil" for passing 4,000! - steeler58 to coax you out of hiding - RiversGirl Thanks for playing - mommy1 for the nice gift - SeaLady After all that help I owe you a beer! - Richard Peche 
    Thanks! - Plecos Some more halloween candy for killing zombies - mommy1 TGIF - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 More candy for your candy bag - mommy1 

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    Thanks cliff. Fortunantly the LFS had no parasite meds. So I didn't get any. I'll order some Prazi. Got the hatchets acclimating in QT right now.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

  5. #265

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    That's great news Compass, even more so considering the day you are having
    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/"]

  6. #266

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    you could be famous! - SeaLady For following through on a dare! - steeler58 For having a big heart and caring :) - steeler58 Have a cup of joe for the good converstion this morning :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 for playing the cory game - cm12setx Congrats on 3,900, they don't have kuhliis, LOL - Slaphppy7 cycled your river tank - cm12setx Congrats on 4,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 
    Have a "bluegil" for passing 4,000! - steeler58 to coax you out of hiding - RiversGirl Thanks for playing - mommy1 for the nice gift - SeaLady After all that help I owe you a beer! - Richard Peche 
    Thanks! - Plecos Some more halloween candy for killing zombies - mommy1 TGIF - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 More candy for your candy bag - mommy1 

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    Hey Cliff! How are your QT'd fish doing? Ready to go to the main tank yet?
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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