Saltwater Dip?

Discussion in 'General Freshwater Information' started by fish-aholic 94, Dec 10, 2009.

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  1. fish-aholic 94

    fish-aholic 94 Gigas Clam

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    I have a freshwater and saltwater tank, when I get a saltwater fish I do a freshwater dip.
    Has anyone heard of doing a saltwater dip for a new freshwater fish?
     
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  3. scubba.steve

    scubba.steve Coral Banded Shrimp

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    I have only had one experience with this subject.
    I purchased a yellow tang and it had black ich.
    I gave it a freshwater dip for about 5 monutes and he was totally cured of it. Have not seen another speck on him.
     
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    pgoodsell Horrid Stonefish

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    Not sure, I know Saltwater fish get freshwater, but not sure about the other way around.
     
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  9. Ant

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    i know from my run in's when my fw got ick i used salt to help treat it helps prevent disease and cure gill damage that may have been caused, salt can also keep stress down a bit. but thats just what i know.