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Old 08-13-2005, 12:41 PM   #1
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Drip acclimation

How long should I let my clowns acclimate before adding to the main tank. Also how fast should I have the drip running? I have so it is droping 6 or 7 drops a second. Should I speed it up or slow it down?
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I drip mine at about 3 drips per second. 6-7 drips may be to fast. I'd let it drip for at least an hour, preferably two though. Also, be sure to temp acclimate as well.
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When doing the acclimation you should check the Salinity/ SG of the LFS water then check your tank water. Drip at a slow rate, 3 drops a second should be good.
Drip until the slainity in the pail/bowl is the same as your tank. If the LFS is the same as your tank already then drip for 1 hour minimum.
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