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I am just preparing myself getting a Hospital tank, if itís needed,

Tank around about 10G Heater/PVC piping/ Filter (might get a Built in Filter) depending what Tank I get

Now the part that confuses me

Say I need to put a Fish in the hospital tank

1) Put about 70% water from my DT (which is a red sea max)
2) Maybe put my filter wool or something from my DT
3) Put fish in?

No cycling or anything?

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Yeah, pretty much. The point of waiting for a tank to cycle is to let nitrifying bacteria process dead matter and establish a good population. If you just move over filter floss, the bacteria are already there and there's not a massive amount of dead stuff for them to break down so they're ready to process fish waste

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what sort of Water changes should I be doing?

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what sort of Water changes should I be doing?

It's up to you. Nitrates under 200 ppm don't bother fish so that's not an issue. Just do as much as you feel like doing.

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I have been maintaining a 2 gal wc per week on a 10g qt/ht

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I have been maintaining a 2 gal wc per week on a 10g qt/ht


Should I use a Air stone or will Hob filter be enough? (or a small power head)

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Should I use a Air stone or will Hob filter be enough? (or a small power head)

HOB will be enough

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ive got both

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Was wondering if this applies to corals...

So if I were to buy some frags tomorrow at MAX, I could put them in a quarantine tank when I get home as long as I use 70% tank water and filter floss from my sump? And I could keep them there for a few weeks until a new tank cycles as lon g as I do water changes twice a week?

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Was wondering if this applies to corals...

So if I were to buy some frags tomorrow at MAX, I could put them in a quarantine tank when I get home as long as I use 70% tank water and filter floss from my sump? And I could keep them there for a few weeks until a new tank cycles as lon g as I do water changes twice a week?

Yep

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Yep

Awesome...Nice being able to buy frags for a build that isn't wet yet...lol

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