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Q-tank Questions

Posted By: SusanA <susanccr@hotmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, 14 August 2002, at 4:04 p.m.

My tank has now matured enough that I can think about adding fish. I used a q-tank before, but I think it's time for me to review my procedures in light of what I've read here recently. Can you guys tell me:

How long do you keep new fish in your q-tank that show no evidence of disease/parasites?

What meds do you use? (Again, assuming no evidence of disease/parasites)

How big is your q-tank?

What substrate/furnishings do you use, if any?

What do you use to disinfect nets/tubing etc.?

Do you have any other recommendations or procedures to pass along? I have read Greg's article and found it most useful, but I thought I would get other input, too.

Thanks in advance for your help. I really wan