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Thread: Water change and new fish
01-02-2013, 08:24 PM #1
Water change and new fish
Is it OK to introduce new fish the same day as a water change? Is it too much stress on the new fish?
55g African Cichlid tank -
29g Community tank -
01-02-2013, 08:45 PM #2
01-02-2013, 08:49 PM #3
I do it all the time with no problems.
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01-02-2013, 11:29 PM #4
Generally I do a water change, then go get the fish from the store. Means they are in a new stable environment for at least a week before another water change.My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .
01-02-2013, 11:32 PM #5
I also usually do the water change first then go buy the new fish.When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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