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Old 12-04-2003, 02:31 AM   #1
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Convert Saltwater tank to Freshwater tank?


Hello,
Do to the financial strains my 75 gallon SW tank is putting on our household budget, I've decided to convert it to a freshwater tank. Does anyone have any suggestions/advice on what I may want to be sure to do so it's a successful transition? (ie: scrubbing the tank or cleaning any of the equipment?)
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Rinse everything in freshwater. Let it airdry and you should be fine after that.

Hope you can find someone to take the fish, rocks, etc off your hands.
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where do you live in man?

Nm i just seen you live in MN, my mystake
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Just rinsing it once, and you think that should be fine?

Yes, my local pet shop guy handles both SW and FW fish and he's going to do an exchange for all my fish, inverts, and live rock!
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rinse it all out and let it dry. I dont see a problem with it. If you really want to go to great lenghts you could i guess use a 1:10 bleach solution aswell but make sure your rinse the equipment alot.
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Thanks fishfreak.
BTW, I did sell the fish and live rock to my LFS for in-store credit towards whatever I need for freshwater!
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