08-31-2011, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Byron
I agree with Barb. And k10smith has a good idea.
Some suggest 4 weeks as minimum. If the fish come from a reliable source, ich is probably the only likely issue and 2 weeks should cover this. Don't medicate unless the fish show obvious signs of a specific issue. In my 20+ years, aside from ich, I have only ever had two other problems with new fish, and had I been more careful in getting the fish I wouldn't have had those either.
Oh goody! Now I know exactly what to do. Thanks guys !