Quarantine / Hospital tank setup

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  1. Porra

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    Hi guys I'm looking for some advice on quarantine / hospital tank as I need to urgently need to set something up to treat my regal tang.
     
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    Just a tank with heater, air pump, places to hide, then Seachem paragaurd, Seachem prime and stability
     
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    What is wrong with your regal?

    Search MASA for the bucket method.
     
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    Regal is starting with some white spot so want to treat it asap
     
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    Maybe think about just leaving it if its not to bad. You going to stress the fish out even more
     
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    Problem is that I have invertabrates also
     
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    Soak the food that he is eating in garlic guard for an hour or so and then feed. That is how I treat my
    Regal , and dose with prime.
    I think the long soak is what rely works good luck
     
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    Regals will get spot now and then , by making sure all your other fish are healthy it won't be an issue. Don't move the fish as it will stress the others
     
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    Thanks guys Im going to try and soak my mysis in garlic guard and dose some prime. How much and for how long should I dose prime? Should I and can i dose Paraguard in my DT.
     
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    Is the regal not eating flakes or pellets? As they will absorb the garlic better than mysis will
     
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    He's not actually eating very well of anything. I have seen him nipping at algae and did once go crazy for pellets but not again. He has also taken some live brine shrimp but again not much.
     
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    When my regal gets white spot I just feed him well and give him extra nori to eat from through out the day. Normally sorts the problem out.
     
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    Is your fish new to your tank?
     
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    I've only had him for 5 days today
     
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    Whats ur salt level at. Regals are normally first to get sick when parameters are out of check.
     
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    My salt is at 1.026
     
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    Can you guys recommend any treatment I can dose to my tank to prevent my other fish from getting WS.
     
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    Ive had success with herbtana before...10 day course. Strenghtens the fish imune system. But yes feed them good, nori and garlic. As long as he eats you should be fine.
     
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    @Dexter thanks for the advice. Is it invertabrate safe?
     
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    I used it with my invertabrates and they all still fine
     
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