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  1. Default Temperature Question


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    Over the course of the day I have steadily lowered the temperature in my tank from 78 to 76 in order to make things more cozy for my galaxy rasboras; they share the tank with cardinals, dwarf corys and endlers.

    My question is will I loose any nitrifying bacteria from the dip in temperature? I really should have asked before I dropped the temp, I know... Should I raise the temp back up or will things be alright?

    Thanks guys!

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    A gradual two degree temperature drop isn't going to hurt fish or bacteria or anything else.
    300 gallon mega tank: build in progress
    75 gallon community tank: tetras, danios, corys, platies, otos, pearl gouramis, bristlenose pleco, assassin snails, red cherry shrimp, bamboo shrimp
    70 gallon growout tank: clown loaches, sailfin pleco
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    10 gallon and 5.5 gallon betta tanks: 1 male betta each, sometimes snails

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    I'm so relieved to hear that! Muchas gracias!

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    agreed you'll be fine!
    RIP Shark Bait, my Red Tail Shark :(

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