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Old 11-07-2012, 04:14 PM   #1
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Uh oh powers out. :(

My power went out. Are my fish gonna be ok?
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:13 PM   #2
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They should be okay for a couple hours but do you have a battery powered areator? If not use a cup and scoop water out and pour it in like a waterfall to help oxygenate the tank. You can also do small WC's to help.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:44 PM   #3
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They should be okay for a couple hours but do you have a battery powered areator? If not use a cup and scoop water out and pour it in like a waterfall to help oxygenate the tank. You can also do small WC's to help.
Thanks for the advice I will use it in the future, but the blackout just ended!
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Glad it wasn't long! The worst we had here was 8 days and thank goodness we have a generator because at the time we had two large reef tanks. I
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Glad it wasn't long! The worst we had here was 8 days and thank goodness we have a generator because at the time we had two large reef tanks. I
Dude that's scary. Would've been a total bummer if your stock didn't make it.
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It was a bummer period and I would have cried had we lost both tanks of corals and fish.
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Do a search for hurricane Sandy on here, it will give you lots of ideas in case it happens again.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:18 PM   #8
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Yup, I was out for 3 days due to Sandy. Water got down to 60 degrees.....thought the fish were goners. Not only did they all make it, but one of my endlers had like 4 babies! Got tons of advise from here......search those threads.
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Still out of power today from hurricane sandy. 8 days no power, it's crazy. Good thing we have a generator. It's on for 8 hours then we shut it off for and hour and turn it back on again so the temperature doesn't drop. So far they survived the hurricane thinks to the generator
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Wow I'm glad to hear that you guys are ok! You're blessed and fortunate that everything is still intact. I hope it doesn't get too cold for you guys :/
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