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  1. #1

    Default Emergency need help urgent!!!!!!!!!


    0 Not allowed!
    i just figured out that my mom used cold tap water and a sponge that use to have dish soap on it clean my aquarium ornament.
    i got really mad and took out the decoration. my fish seem to be normal. but i am still concerned.
    it has been, like 8hrs in water . i will do a water change tomorrow after school.
    will my fish die? i am freaking out
    what should and could i do.
    please help
    i hear some people say, "i kept a goldfish in a bowl and it lived for a year."
    they don't know how lucky they were and all goldfish live at least 15 years in proper conditions.
    that is equal to saying my human lived in his closet for 5 years!

  2. #2

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    0 Not allowed!
    As long as she rinsed it before putting it back in it should be absolutely fine, I have used small amounts of mild detergent before to clean a tank. Just have to rinse it thoroughly afterwards. I wouldn't stress about it.

  3. #3

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    0 Not allowed!
    I would want to be extra safe so I will get some carbon tomorrow and do a water change.
    Carbon will help right
    i hear some people say, "i kept a goldfish in a bowl and it lived for a year."
    they don't know how lucky they were and all goldfish live at least 15 years in proper conditions.
    that is equal to saying my human lived in his closet for 5 years!

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    0 Not allowed!
    Carbon will remove chemical compounds in water. If this amount of time has passed without incident there likely was no long term damage.

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    0 Not allowed!
    You can't be to worried about it if you are going to wait until tomorrow after school for a water change. Relax and settle down, I use soap to clean aquarium stuff all the time and have no problems with my fish. Like Amelia said, as long as she rinsed the ornament it is fine.
    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.
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