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Old 04-06-2011, 12:25 PM   #1
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So this is what i've always done with my fresh water fish. I place bag in tank to set temperature usually 30-45mins.. and had small amounts of my water towards the end into the bag to get them used to my water... question i have is what is the drip process, everyone talks about.

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You can do the same for SW. What people usually do is get a length of airline tubing, tie it in a basic knot so you can control flow. I believe it's about 2-3 drops/sec is what you'll be aiming for.

Do it for the same amount of time as you're doing, that seems fine

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The way most do drip acclimation is by first putting the fish and water in a separate container. Then do what iDream said and use airline tubing to start a syphon and control the flow with a simple knot. After an hour or so, the fish will be acclimated to your temperature and water chemistry.
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