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Old 10-23-2014, 09:17 PM   #21
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I've been on forums for quite a while and yours is the first such claim I've seen. I think that says something about the rarity of such an occurrence. I change 80% and don't have that problem. And like i said, TONS of people don't experience losses.
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Old 10-23-2014, 09:25 PM   #22
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I posted about this a few months back. My brave male panduro apisto was hanging out under the hose and I literally watched him go from aggressive to dead within a couple of minutes.
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I've been on forums for quite a while and yours is the first such claim I've seen. I think that says something about the rarity of such an occurrence. I change 80% and don't have that problem. And like i said, TONS of people don't experience losses.
Ohhhh myyyy gooodnesss, not all tap water is created equal.. from all accounts I would not be surprised in the least if this occurred...

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Yes I'm well aware that all water is not the same. My point was how infrequent such claims are made.
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Old 10-23-2014, 09:32 PM   #25
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I have killed fish accidentally when refilling a 50% water change on a 30 gallon tank with 30 gallons worth of Seachem prime already in the tank and the faucet cranked wide open. Now I slow down the faucet flow rate to 25% and everything is fine.

The problem is that aggressive or curious fish will put their face on the end of the hose for a few minutes and by the time they start to feel drowsy it is too late and they are as good as dead.

I'd have to say this is a first ever hearing this issue before. I dose my tank first then start the refill process. I have super nosy fish when it comes to the fill up and never encountered this.


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I'd have to say this is a first ever hearing this issue before. I dose my tank first then start the refill process. I have super nosy fish when it comes to the fill up and never encountered this.


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You crank your faucet full blast? Maybe my house water pressure has more gallons per hour? Or my local water has more fish toxins...
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I match the temperature to the tank which is never full blast. Perhaps you shocked them with a temperature change.
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Original post was here:
http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums....php?p=2952539

The tank is a 29 gallon, to be exact. I had previously called it a 20 gallon.
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You crank your faucet full blast? Maybe my house water pressure has more gallons per hour? Or my local water has more fish toxins...

Yes I go full blast but to point out, pressure and gph are two different things. Pressure is the amount of force required to move an object and gph is the volume of a liquid moved in an hour. I believe it is the Bernoulli equation that is used to calculate this but that was 30 years ago. I know the water pressure on my street (because I'm a volunteer firefighter and needed for hydrant usage) is between 65 and 75 psi.


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I agree, gallons per hour is a more relevant indicator of chlorine and chloramine inflow.
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