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Old 07/10/2018, 10:16 PM   #1
02tts
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Quarantine of inverts...

Iím ordering some small hermit crabs to use as cleaners. Do they require QT? And if so what is recommended method...just keep and observe in QT tank for 2 weeks or is there a dip of sorts, like freshwater dip or formalin, etc?


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Old 07/12/2018, 02:23 PM   #2
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If you dip them in anything youll almost certainly kill them, inverts are really sensitive to chemicals and freshwater. Putting them in a QT tank is really the only option for them.


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Old 07/12/2018, 06:17 PM   #3
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If you dip them in anything youll almost certainly kill them, inverts are really sensitive to chemicals and freshwater. Putting them in a QT tank is really the only option for them.


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