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Old 06-30-2012, 11:45 AM   #1
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Had power when got up this morning now it is out, my house is 81 inside now and rising. Probly gonna lose my fish.I have to try and get my kids some where out of the heat which leaves no one to keep tank water moving
This sucks I got 7 tanks stocked. Nothing I can do about it I have to take care of my kids and dog first
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Old 06-30-2012, 11:52 AM   #2
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We are under heat advisory and air quality advisory, temps expected in low 100s with heat index around 109 what a day for no power
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Old 06-30-2012, 01:58 PM   #3
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Can u get a bunch of 5gal buckets and portable air stones and transfer the fish and bring them somewhere cool for awhile? That's probably my only guess :/ sorry! Hope everyone makes it!!
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:13 PM   #4
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Float bags of ice. Make sue theyre in bags bc u could slowly overfill them. Good luck.
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Old 06-30-2012, 02:57 PM   #5
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As of now I am lucky enough to have running water, have been doing 1-2 gallon water changes every hour and also taking a bowl to scoop water and dump it back in tank to keep oxygen in it. I have managed to keep water temps around 80 doing this. I am gonna have to get my kids out of this heat soon so I don't know how much longer I can keep it up
Last report on power is that it could be next week before restored.
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Old 06-30-2012, 03:09 PM   #6
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Try the ice method. Just float it in bags. Its your best bet. Ide rather put ice in my tanks then lose all my fish.
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Old 06-30-2012, 03:27 PM   #7
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I will try that will have to go buy ice. I really don't wanna lose my fish I have 7 tanks
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Old 06-30-2012, 03:36 PM   #8
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Call LFS ?
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Old 06-30-2012, 04:22 PM   #9
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Power outages all around lfs 3 of them running on generators will not take any fish for boarding
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Old 06-30-2012, 06:38 PM   #10
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Woooohooooo power back on. All fish seem to be ok and very happy to have their filters and bubblers back on
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Old 06-30-2012, 07:21 PM   #11
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Sweet! I was gonna tell u to try the zoo!
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Old 06-30-2012, 08:37 PM   #12
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I was in about the same boat as you. You must be around indiana or ohio lol
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Old 06-30-2012, 09:49 PM   #13
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100 degrees? Where do you live?
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Old 07-01-2012, 07:34 AM   #14
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:20 AM   #15
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Oh I live in south Florida and it hasn't even been that hot yet
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:28 AM   #16
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Our final high temp for the day was 102 and it was 92 inside my house.
And it suppose to be around 100 again today. Friday our temps got up to 104 had really nasty in line wind storm that the news is calling a land hurricane with wind gusts up to 90mph. It did a lot of damage, I am lucky to have power at all. Some people around me are still out and not expected to be back on till july 7-9.
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Wow that would be miserable!! Its usually in the 90s here.
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Old 07-01-2012, 10:00 AM   #18
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My mom lives in Zeprin hill down there in florida, she canceled her trip to virginia because it was too hot up here, she said temps down there were a lot cooler and she was not gonna come up here till it cools down some. That's crazy cause she usually comes up here to escape the heat for a bit.
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100 + in Tennessee !
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Yeah its so hot here in the summer!
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