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Old 10-24-2008, 07:21 PM   #21
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I can't offer anymore than whats been said already, great suggestions. Just wanted to say good luck, I hope everything works out for you and your fishes!
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Agree... sorry to hear about the bad luck. Kids will be kids. Hopefully everything pulls through OK.

Not sure if it was suggested already, but I suppose one good "learning experience" from this is why its good to have a premixed, preheated supply of saltwater ready at all times.
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Any updates on your tank?
Checked my levels before going to bed

last night before going to bed readings

ammonia 0.0 ppm
nitrite 0.0pm
nitrates 10 ppm
PH 8.2
SG 1.024
water temp 78.9

This Morning

Ammonia 0.0 ppm
nitrite 0.0ppm
nitrate 5 ppm
ph 8.2
SG 1.024
water temp 79.5

My nitrates levels went up for the first time ever but was down this morning my fishes are looking like they are back to there normal state I was worried all night I though they were not going to make it, but they seem to be doing great...

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Old 10-25-2008, 03:30 PM   #25
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You`ll be OK. If anything was going to happen it should have by now.
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Old 10-26-2008, 02:37 PM   #26
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I agree with Mike. I think you have lucked out. I would still keep a close eye on things and maybe do another PWC later this week.
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Oh man, how did this turn out? I would say in this situation I would have just had my wife (if I had one!) mix enough salt water for a 50% PWC straight from tap water, that has to be better than whatever was in that mop! Then done a full change once I was home and as soon as I could make that much water.
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Everything came out a OK no dramatic changes have occurred my Nitrates levels are back down to 0.0PPm and everything else at zero So pretty much they are as healthy as they were before the mop incident.... But I will be doing a PWC tomorrow since I already have SW ready since I lucked Out i didn't change it the day after because they didn't look as if they were in danger no longer...
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I'm glad to hear things have worked out. I'm sure you were on pins and needles. I would have been.
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Now the next step is making sure it dont happen again. LOL
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