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Old 03-02-2021, 03:19 PM   #1
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How long can good bacteria survive outside of water?

Iím a college student and I live 2 hours and 30 minutes from my college. I stay in the dorm and want to keep an aquarium. Iím wondering if the good bacteria could survive the trip for when I have to go home or if I have to keep the decorations and stuff in a bag of water or something.
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Just keep your filter media wet and open to the air, will by fine weeks and months later.
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So if I use sponge filters do I just keep the sponges wet?
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If I use a sponge filter, do I just keep the sponges wet and damp?
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Yes. It'll survive a long time as long as it doesn't dry out
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If I use a sponge filter, do I just keep the sponges wet and damp?
That's your media so yes. Keep them wet and open to the air.
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