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Old 05-23-2012, 11:11 AM   #71
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Scrub out hair algae water change filter media change then here come the fish
Sweet I wouldn't change all your media though will leave some of the good bacterias in the tank going to invest in an urchin to clear my algae I think??? Enjoy mate!!!
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Old 05-23-2012, 11:12 AM   #72
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Scrub out hair algae water change filter media change then here come the fish
I wouldn't change all your media as it will remove your bacterias in there!!! Think I'm going to invest in an urchin for my hair algae???? Well enjoy mate!
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Old 05-23-2012, 11:22 AM   #73
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Im just removing a deal of filter floss from the beginning of everything as its collected some stuff from my last water change and scraping of the algae
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:03 PM   #74
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Im just removing a deal of filter floss from the beginning of everything as its collected some stuff from my last water change and scraping of the algae
Ahhhh that's ok then! So how did we do then??? Got your new fish???
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:22 PM   #75
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Temp aclimating them right now then eill scrub algae then pwc then add the fish
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:24 PM   #76
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Temp aclimating them right now then eill scrub algae then pwc then add the fish
Do you drip them or float the bag??? I was always told dripping was better??? Also was told temp isn't the issue for new fish? It's the change in water perimeters hence why it's better to drip!!! What did you go for in the end???
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Old 05-23-2012, 06:57 PM   #77
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I temp aclimate then i drip haha and i got a regular and purple firefish and 4 snails for $40 woohoo
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I drip for 1-2 hours depending on the stress level of the fish. :0
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:00 PM   #79
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I temp aclimate then i drip haha and i got a regular and purple firefish and 4 snails for $40 woohoo
Lol I just drip for an hr or until I double the amount of water that comes with the fish! $40 that's not bad!! Just looking the conversion up to GBP lol!!! Hope they enjoy there new home???
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Same here the firefish seem to be fine but the purple is a lil more stressed than the other is
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