08-23-2010, 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by PrettyKitty187
A few days might be overkill...soak for about four to six hours...that's how long it takes to kill staphlococci, streptococci, all other run of the mill cocci, bacilli, spirilla, etc. granted those are human bacterial infections but if four to six hours will take out mycobacterium fortuitum furunculosis then it should be enough to handle fish bacteria...just soak with fresh water as long as you soaked with bleach water afterwards to get all bleach out...so bleach four to six hours, fresh water four to six hours...
I would be more careful and double the time I soak with fresh water...but that's just me.