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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!

  4. #4

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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.
    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
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    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.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

    I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.


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