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  1. Can I use a 5 gal. HomeDepot Bucket as a Quarantine Tank?

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have a sick White Zebra who I believe has some sort of bacterial infection to his scales (peeling off and have a transparent growth on some) as well as some fin rot. Fish first started showing illness with paralysis of his tail, unable to swim and I thought the loss of his back tail fin and...
  2. More quarantine tank questions

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have a quarantine tank with filter and heater ready to go. I haven't added water or started the filter yet. Can I just add some media from my cycled tank to the sponge filter in the quarantine tank? Will it cycle quickly? How long does it take to cycle with the used media? And how long...
  3. Quarantine tank

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My quarantine tank used to be my 10 gallon, but my betta is in there now, so I have no quarantine tank! Knowing this is a necessity, I was going to order an extra large Kritter Keeper (about 5 gallons), but read online reviews where they are prone to cracking from the weight of the water. The...
  4. what size should my hosipital/ quarintine tank be? for cichlids?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    ok so i have a 55 gallon main tank that is empty but i am going to get fish and i am wondering what size quarantine tank i should get i was thinking 10 gallons since its just for transitioning and i only buy 2 fish at a time anyways..... or maybe i should go 15 or 20long...
  5. Quarantine Tank questions (marine)

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    Hello all. I just have some random questions about a SW quarantine tank, as I'm cycling mine while I'm working on my first tank. Anyways, what would you recommend to keep running in it when you are not hospitalizing anything in the tank- or do you leave anything running at all? In mine I just...
  6. Utilizing my quarantine tank

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello again, I've been using my quarantine tank for my new little angels and I think its time to move them to my big 75 gallon community. Both tanks have been running for months and are very healthy and stable. Do I still need to acclimate them to the new tank water or can I just scoop them out...
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