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Old 03-30-2011, 06:51 PM   #1
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power out...

Power has been out for over an hour. When should I worry? Got 5 tanks 2 sw.
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Old 03-30-2011, 06:58 PM   #2
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Omg... I hope it comes back soon !!!

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hi carey is it back on yet if not how long has it been now ?
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Old 03-30-2011, 07:07 PM   #4
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Its been over an hour. My corals all closed up already. We had a bad storm down here in florida. Clown fish even went to sleep. Lol. So cute...
I hope its not much longer. No idea how long til it affects my tank.
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Old 03-30-2011, 07:10 PM   #5
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The storm should be over soon.. Within the hour I think they said. Good luck, we're hoping it doesn't go out here as well. We're just now getting hit with the tail end of the storm.
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not sure about a definite time, but i lost all fish after about 12 hours. corals all lived, even through the spike and about 10 pounds of dead fish and inverts sitting in the tank over night.
when you see the fish/snails/inverts heading to the top 1/3 of the tank for air, it's time to freak out.
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I guess you could always start agitating the surface manually if you got desperate?
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Old 03-30-2011, 07:24 PM   #8
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not sure about a definite time, but i lost all fish after about 12 hours. corals all lived, even through the spike and about 10 pounds of dead fish and inverts sitting in the tank over night.
when you see the fish/snails/inverts heading to the top 1/3 of the tank for air, it's time to freak out.
Ahh ok. Nice tip. Most of my snails are already on high ground due to a killer conus I had. Lol. Thanks
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carey i hope it comes back on soon for you i have my fingers crossed for you hope all stays good in your tanks
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carey i hope it comes back on soon for you i have my fingers crossed for you hope all stays good in your tanks
Its been 2.5 hours so far. Now im worried about temperature. Room temp now is bout 74. Not sure how low my fishies can go.
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