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Old 02-18-2010, 12:25 AM   #1
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help please ,guys, need advice on moving fish.

k, so my problem is im planning to move residencies and it is gonna be a pretty long drive. i love my fish and would be heartbroken if i lost any in the move, so my problem is it is cold where i live and will be about a 13 hour drive so im very worried about the temperature of the water ill be keeping my fish in will get too cold and my poor clowns will die. ANY advice what so ever would be greatly appreciated, im hoping someone in here has had to complete a fairly far drive with their fish and would have some advice on maybe a heater that would plug into a cars lighter fixture (any advice will be taken greatly appreciated) thanks guys.

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would get a inverter for the car that can handle a small heater and filter......

use some of your curent media in the filter

that way it has at least some filtration and heat !!!! filtration will provide air to

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Old 02-18-2010, 12:13 PM   #3
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Yep. Plug the inverter into the lighter and power your transportable tank(s).

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I second that. For $40 or less you could get a nice little inverter that plugs into your car cigarette lighter and then converts it over into the 110 house plug. I wouldn't think the heater and a filter would pull that much electricity that it could work. Then you use a bucket or rubbermaid container that has never been washed or anything and you should be good to go. Also, the darker you can keep the environment the less stress they will feel. They already have to deal with being sloshed around in the water. Just so you get an idea, this is what we are talking about.

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