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  1. Default Water change and new fish


    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?


    55g African Cichlid tank -
    29g Community tank -

  2. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    If the water is dechlorinated, temp is around the same as the tank, and the tank is cycled, there's no problem.

  3. #3

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

    Liters to Gallons conversion calculator

    "Keeping fish for any period of time doesn't make you experienced if you're doing it wrong. What does, is acknowledging those mistakes and learning from them." ~Aeonflame
    "
    your argument is invalid." ~Mommy1


  4. #4

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    0 Not allowed!
    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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    0 Not allowed!
    I also usually do the water change first then go buy the new fish.
    If it's called tourist season why can't I shoot them?
    Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.

    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.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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