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Old 02-11-2017, 08:37 PM   #1
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So I got this brand of water from Petco took home and did a water change all my fish died the next day except one damsel. Checked the water....... no salt in it. Took it back to Petco they checked it too same thing. Well the good news they replaced everything bad news I lost some fine fish
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Well that's sad.. sorry to hear. Quality control much?!?!?

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Well that's sad.. sorry to hear. Quality control much?!?!?

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Guess not the box was sealed when I got it and was in good shape very sad
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Sorry to hear about this disaster . Really sucks. Just another reason it is really optimal to make and mix your own water. I've heard horror stories of ppl buying premixed water like this and the salinities just being way off.
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Somethings not right, this is bottled existing saltwater, it should be 1.025

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Did not even read on the meter
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Warning Petco saltwater

Good news I was outside watching the game after doing a 100% water change. I left the damsel hiding under the rock looking bad and me feeling for the worst. Went inside knowing I was going to find him dead well I guess her new friend woke her behind up
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Wondering if a customer bought it and used it and returned it with plain water??? I have used this water a couple times for my nano tank when I couldn't get to the SW lfs (which is far away drive) and not had an issue.

So sorry about your loss. Glad they stepped up for you to replace things.

Looks like the fish in the pic are happy.
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Wondering if a customer bought it and used it and returned it with plain water??
sad as it is, that makes the most sense,.. how is the water packaged inside ?
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Wondering if a customer bought it and used it and returned it with plain water??? I have used this water a couple times for my nano tank when I couldn't get to the SW lfs (which is far away drive) and not had an issue.

So sorry about your loss. Glad they stepped up for you to replace things.

Looks like the fish in the pic are happy.
I hope that wouldn't have been the case, that's like replacing medication with tic tacs..

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