Coral Dips -- Do you do them? Ever wish you had?

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    sen5241b, Apr 26, 2009
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    A new coral dont go into my tank without a 20 to 30 minutes soak in Lugols Solution.
    Never had any coral pests that I know of.Knock on wood.
     
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    Eric talked about this at our frag swap. He DOES NOT recommend dipping every coral you get just for the sake of dipping. He recommends qt and only a dip if you see problems. He also talked about how his system got infected after the hurricane when he held corals in his system for other people.
    Dipping just for the sake of doing it with no obvious problem can cause more harm than good.
     
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    only dipped once for a diseased LPS, I know someone locally that lost hundreds and hundreds of montipora by adding one piece with nudibranch on it though. from now on he qts every piece
     
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