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Old 06-22-2013, 08:58 PM   #1
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Hello, I would like to change a black Molly from salt to fresh. What are the procedures? Thabks
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:52 AM   #2
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I would guess a very slow acclimation period. IMO just buy a new Molly. Aren't they like $4?
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Old 06-23-2013, 04:40 AM   #3
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I would drip acclimate the molly. A much more tedious procedure would be to add small amounts of salt to the tanks after every water change
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:00 AM   #4
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I did a pair of mollys it took about 3 weeks to get them to 1.026 SG I added salt water to there tank every other day They've been living and breeding in my sump for the last 2 years I keep them as a food source. A pair of acclimated mollys is 25.00 at my LFS
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I did a white molly 6 months ago and doing well. I took a pail and put some of the freash waster in it and then put a cup of water of salt water from my tank in. Put one cup every hour to hour and half. when containor was full drain half and did it all over again. Once the pail salt level equal my dt, I put it in. My molly is doing better in salt that fresh. Also did the same thing with guppies. They are doing great to and their color has really come out.
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He said he's going from salt to fresh. Not fresh to salt. That's why I said just buy another one. Lol.
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He said he's going from salt to fresh. Not fresh to salt. That's why I said just buy another one. Lol.
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Haha, it's alright guys, I'd buy another one but my nearest fish store is 5.5 hrs away.
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Old 06-23-2013, 07:34 PM   #9
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They can go from salt to fresh much faster drain 1/3rd of salt water and top off with fresh do this every day until it's all fresh
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