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Old 11-16-2004, 03:32 PM   #1
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Im leaving a few days for Vacation. I dont have any friends I trust to feed my fish. Any suggestions?
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Old 11-16-2004, 03:41 PM   #2
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How long are you going to be gone for? They can go for a period of time without food, but there still is the issue of water top offs, checking to make sure there are no pump break downs etc.
What I do is measure the food out into dixie cups before I leave and hide the rest of the food. This way there is no overfeeding.
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Im going to be gone for 5 days. Thats a great idea you have for the dixie cups. Im not too worried about the water. I plan on topping off and testing everything the morning before I leave.
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5 days, hmmm. I would get someone to come in and check on things at least. Just premeasure the food and give a good inservice on emergencies and you should be fine. I also leave my LFS phone number for them just in case you have an equipment failure.
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Old 11-16-2004, 06:26 PM   #5
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Thanks, I have a friend comming over today for his first lession.
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Thanks, I have a friend comming over today for his first lession.
Ok teacher, have fun!! :P
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Old 11-16-2004, 08:26 PM   #7
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Like QS says you need someone to make a stop by the house to check. I would have a nervious breakdown if I left my tank alone for 5 days with no one checking on it.
i guess thats why I do go on vacations
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