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Old 01-20-2013, 07:13 PM   #1
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Feeding/Vacation problem!

I have two young fry in my tank and I am going away on vacation. I also have a lot of guppies, a betta, and Cories that need to be fed. I know that adults will be fine but I'm not sure what to do about the fry. I'm doing a water change beforehand.
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:50 PM   #2
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How long you going to be gone
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:09 PM   #3
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How long you going to be gone
5 days.
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:11 PM   #4
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You could invest in an automatic fish feeder or ask a friend to feed them for you.
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I think if you clean your water and do a good water change joy could just give them a LITTLE extra and they'll be fine
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:43 PM   #6
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In the wild, fish can go days, even a couple weeks without food. I've let my fish (tetras cories shrimp snails) go a tad over a week without feeding. Feed them daily, and a bit more than your usual feeding amounts for a week and you'll be fine. Also do a big (like +50%) PWC right before you leave. Of you were gonna be gone like 2 or 3 weeks, I'd say an good auto feeder and a good friend to do a PWC would be in order.
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Just throw a few vacation feeder blocks in there they will be fine
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:02 PM   #8
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No it's fry I'm worried about. The adults will be fine I know.
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Oooh, I missed the part about fry.
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