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Old 08-27-2011, 01:36 PM   #1
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HURRICANE IRENE!! power outages?! please advise!!!!

hello all,

i live in CT and we're about to get hit w/ this hurricane irene nonsense. theyre saying they might shut down power before it gets shut down by the storm. IM WORRIED ABOUT MY FISH!!

i have a small battery generator i can run the bubbler & heater on for a while but is there any tricks i should know about when dealing w/ power outages?

any and all advice is appriciated.

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oh & its a 55gal african tank.. nothin crazy
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Idk what the temp is there, but here in nc I chose to run the filter since its in the mid 80s to conserve battery. Good luck!
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As long as temp, ammonia, and nitrite don't go up, you should be okay. Siphon water out and pour back in to aerate if necessary.
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