My tanks have been exposed to mycobacteriosis, what should I do?

  1. Flowingfins

    Flowingfins Fishlore VIP Member

    I have a 100 gallon, 2 10 gallons, 1 5 gallon, and 3 1 gallon aquariums that have been exposed. what should I do about this?

    Mods,feel free to move this thread I was not sure where to put it.
     
  2. junebug

    junebug Fishlore Legend Member

    Well the first question would be, how do you know they were exposed? Did you have tests done on your fish? My guess is not, and unless you're well versed in mycobacterial progression or have had a lab do a series of tests on deceased fish, you don't know for sure whether any of your fish have mycobacterium.

    The answer to your actual question is you do nothing. Go on about your business and wear gloves when working in the tanks.
     
  3. OP
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    Flowingfins

    Flowingfins Fishlore VIP Member

    I used the same nets and buckets for acclimating. I also use the same gravel vac.


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