Sick fish in QT. What do I do to the tank? - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-09-2018, 12:55 AM Thread Starter
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Sick fish in QT. What do I do to the tank?

I have a 5g planted, heated and filtered tank for a single betta. He got sick and I pulled him and put him in my hospital tank. He didnt make it so I am now wanting to get my tank going again to grow out/QT a couple dime size angles before adding them to my 50g tall tank.

My question is - do I need to bleach my tank before starting up a new cycle and adding angles or can I just keep it running safely?
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If you don't know what he died of I'd change the water out but keep the filter wet. Don't know if bleach is needed or not.

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IMO, hospital or QT should be torn down, bleached and let dry before using with new fish. id using seeded filter media, it should go from DT -> QT, not the reverse.
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