Swordtail babies from Ich Tank Safe?

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by Sharkman19, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. Sharkman19

    Sharkman19Valued MemberMember

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    So the other day i started treating my ten gallon tank for Ich,
    Originally it contained 4 guppies and 3 swordtail, since then there are now 3 and 2. All fish are infected to some degree. Just now I found about 13 baby swordtails in the tank. Is it safe to move them to my 5 gallon with my baby guppies, or do i run the risk of infecting all the guppies in the tank by doing so?
    all help is appreciated
     
  2. Girlsbeforefish

    GirlsbeforefishWell Known MemberMember

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    I wouldn't move the babies. Just keep them in the tank and treat them all just in case.
     
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    Sharkman19Valued MemberMember

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    Won't they get eaten if I leave them in the tank?
     
  4. mt4593

    mt4593New MemberMember

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    keep the babies in a breeder trap or net in the same tank until you know theyre treated. Thats your safest bet if you dont have another empty tank for the babes.
     
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