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Old 11-11-2006, 11:58 PM   #1
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i bought 2 new fish about 4 hours ago and after a car accident, i wont be able to put them in the tank until tomorrow. I have some airstones, should i open the bags and put those in over night, or just leave them shut?
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I would probably temperature acclimate for a long as you can and put them in the tank. I wouldn't want to leave a fish in the bag overnight.
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Well i would, but im now 5 hours away from the tank. I just need to know what my best chance at keeping them alive is.
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Old 11-12-2006, 08:11 AM   #4
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Your best chance is to try to get them into a bucket and some fresh salt water around them if possible .. If not perhaps sturring the water a bit .... what kind of fish are they......? Since they do ship keep them warm and dark if the above stuff is not able to be reached , I would not let the temp drop too much if possible.... perhaps you are near a wal-mart that you can get a cooler and a filter or an airpump?
You have a 50/50 shot at this point ....
Are you ok tho?
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Ouch, I hope both you and your fish end up ok! I would say, keep the temp stable, of course, you posted last night so, hopefully everyone is ok. How are you doing, this morning?
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