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Old 07-20-2004, 10:27 AM   #1
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Blood Red Fire Shrimp Acclimation?

Got one of these coming from LiveAquaria tomorrow. How long should I drip acclimate him? I think I read 2+ hours somewhere?

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Old 07-20-2004, 10:30 AM   #2
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Yep, at least.. the longer the better

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A very long drip acclimation is the way to go

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Old 07-21-2004, 09:27 PM   #4
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I acclimated mine for 2 1/2 hours and he is doing great.Been about 3 months,love to watch him clean my fish.
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