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RE: Netsu tank log

Post by Netsu » Sun Nov 03, 2019 13:07 pm

If I use a plastic storage box, can I add these (along with plastic plants / cave) to make a quarantine tank:

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I have an air stone which can be used with the sponge filter. Guessing I don’t need a light?
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Post by Netsu » Sun Nov 03, 2019 13:25 pm

Or should I be treating the whole tank in case any of the others have it?

Anyone used Esha products? They have good reviews online.

Thanks for advice.
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Post by plankton » Sun Nov 03, 2019 13:44 pm

If the storage box is small enough for a 25w heater, then yes. :)
I don't think Esha is brilliant for internal problems.....unless the use of 2000 and Exit together is good?
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RE: Netsu tank log

Post by Netsu » Sun Nov 03, 2019 14:04 pm

Image It’s 27 litres apparently.

This is the esha product
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Should I separate fish or treat whole tank?
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Re: Netsu tank log

Post by plankton » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:14 am

I'd treat the tank, just in case.
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Re: Netsu tank log

Post by Netsu » Wed Nov 06, 2019 20:15 pm

Still awaiting meds, been feeding plenty of bloodworm/garlic in the meantime though.

In other news, I got my floating plants!

Hopefully this works:

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Re: Netsu tank log

Post by Netsu » Fri Nov 08, 2019 15:33 pm

Meds added to tank. Fingers crossed it helps my fish babies.

I also took the purigen out my filter to regenerate (thanks for the guide MartyH!)


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Post by Netsu » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:24 pm

Meds added yesterday, the instructions say to perform a 20% water change after 24 hours with carbon in the filter.

When using carbon to remove meds, how long should it be left in the filter for?

The poorly looking Ram has been hiding at the back and not moving much. I’m not optimistic to be honest.
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Post by plankton » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:18 am

Carbon shouldn't be needed with modern meds, they don't hang around like they used to. Just follow the instructions on the bottle.

Fingers crossed now. :)

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Re: Netsu tank log

Post by Netsu » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:23 am

Thank you for all of your help so far Plankton!

I only put the carbon in because the instructions told me to! :D

Second course of treatment due in a couple weeks.

The ram in question has been hiding at the back and not moving much.

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