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Thread: Temperature Question
01-01-2013, 03:19 AM #1
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?
01-01-2013, 03:21 AM #2
A gradual two degree temperature drop isn't going to hurt fish or bacteria or anything else.300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras, new world cichlids
125 gallon office tank: Africian cichlids, synodontis catfih
75 gallon community tank: bolivian rams, black skirt tetras, dwarf neon rainbowfish, corys, harlequin rasboras, otos, bristlenose and bulldog plecos, assassin snails, various shrimp
60 gallon goldfish tank: fancy goldfish
01-01-2013, 03:24 AM #3
I'm so relieved to hear that! Muchas gracias!
01-02-2013, 01:35 AM #4Member Oscar
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- Cent. NJ
agreed you'll be fine!RIP Shark Bait, my Red Tail Shark :(