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Old 07-04-2012, 08:32 PM   #11
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I live in springfield, va and my power was out for a couple hours. Just started my first saltwater tank and I just finished cycling the tank so I had some cuc in there. Ended up losing 2 snails.

is there any other things we could get to prepare for a power outage?
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:38 PM   #12
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Charlottesville, VA, lost power for a full day, no backup. All my fish survived, and everything went better than expected,
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:39 PM   #13
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I live in springfield, va and my power was out for a couple hours. Just started my first saltwater tank and I just finished cycling the tank so I had some cuc in there. Ended up losing 2 snails.

is there any other things we could get to prepare for a power outage?
Back up battery (or computer UPS battery back up)
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Old 07-09-2012, 03:41 PM   #14
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I read that the ups backup won't last longer than 15 to 30 minutes. The purpose to just to allow you time to save your work on your computer and shut down properly.
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:23 PM   #15
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ok not in your area in chicago lost power 8 hours only not like any of you.... but i have a backup for my pc and it ran my air pump with no problem for the whole time of course it was the only thing on the supply but do recommend it ....
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:35 PM   #16
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Abstract do you mind posting which back up battery you are using?
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:05 PM   #17
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Old 07-09-2012, 08:17 PM   #18
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i use it on pc and components but run a line just for the air supply plan on getting a bigger one to replace so i can run power heads to
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