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Old 07-04-2007, 07:10 PM   #1
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Orange Fromia (SP) Starfish, How long to acclimate?

I have been using a turkey baster. One turkey baster of water out, one turkey baster of water from my tank in.
I have been doing this for an hour and a half, three times so far. How many hours should I do this to insure a safe acclimation?

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Old 07-04-2007, 10:20 PM   #2
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Stars require a long and slow acclimation, due to their sensetive nature. Three hours is a good amount of time for a star. Check out "drip acclimation" in the ARTICLES section at the top of the page for more good info.

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Old 07-05-2007, 08:23 AM   #3
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Other than brittles and possibly sifters, 4-6 (same as all the rest).
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I`ve done mine 3-4 hours. Cant wait to see the pics of this beautiful seastar.


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