Originally Posted by JessiNoel21
You could do what I did when I moved 10 hours away from my hometown I got a cooler and a battery powered air pump,air line, bubble wand,and a heat packs in triple freeze bags. I also dosed the water with two cap full of Prime. All my fish did fine and it was in the dead of winter. And yes empty the tank just put your filter media in the container with enough tank water to cover it and put the decor and substrate in totes with damp towels. And you should be all set. Good luck with the move.
Thanks for your help, This is what I think I am going to do,
Empty the tank, put the sand in a 2.5 gallon bucket that has only been used for fish tank changes etc.
I have a canister filter so I was going to just leave the water filled in the canister.
Put all of the decor (obviously I am not using live plants) in a tubberware container and put the canister filter in the tubberware.
Great Idea about the cooler, I do have a 55 QT Yeti that is one of the best coolers on the market so temperature changes should be minimal.
I have to look into a battery air pump. I have plenty of air line around the house and I know I have a bubble wand somewhere.
Set up will be fun, after driving 8 to 8.5 hours setting up a fish tank will be last on my list of priorities to do, but you have to do what you have to do, way too much work went into this tank and there way no way I was going to give it up.