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    0 Not allowed!
    Is it OK to introduce new fish the same day as a water change? Is it too much stress on the new fish?


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    If the water is dechlorinated, temp is around the same as the tank, and the tank is cycled, there's no problem.

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    0 Not allowed!
    I do it all the time with no problems.

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    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 . . . . .

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    I also usually do the water change first then go buy the new fish.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for 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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