Quote Originally Posted by mermaidwannabe View Post
When you do your water changes, remember to add dechlorinator to any and all new water you add to your tank, BEFORE it goes in there. Seachem's Prime is the best there is, in my opinion. Do read the dosing instructions, and don't worry about the smell. That's normal and temporary.

-- mermaidwannabe
++ to all the great advice you've gotten here. also, when doing your W/C, make certain the new water you add is the same as the water temp in the tank to avoid stressing the fish.
Sounds like you're working hard at this. good for you.