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Thread: Settling in

  1. #21

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    I wonder if one could safely treat water (with Prime or similar), then freeze it.

    I like your bottle method though Matt -- no reason to run the risk!
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    Quote Originally Posted by James` View Post
    You will seriously benefit from Reverse Osmosis water (No DI necessary). Your LFS may sell RO water if you do not want to buy the system. Having 2 5gallons jubs of RO water around would be a good idea. This will remove all impurities from the H2O.
    Reverse Osmosis does not remove ammonia, deionization does. If you have too much ammonia in your tap water, you need a RO/DI unit. I use 100% RO/DI in my tanks.
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    The bottle would work better guess I never thought of that plus

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    Ice cubes?? Tell us more - how big of a tank? How many cubes? What impact on temp did it have? For how long?

    The last question is the big one. Unless you're going to constantly be trying to cool your tank, what's the point? Why worry about lowering the temp when it's just going to rise again. Here's the question - if cooling the tank down really worked, why put the fish through continual temperature swings? Up down up down up down. If it's not a drastic enough change to make a difference in that regard, then why even bother worrying about it in the first place?
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    No one here has stated that ice cubes were used in their tank(s).

    Why so many questions, about something that you assume?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    No one here has stated that ice cubes were used in their tank(s).
    Post #18 they suggest it. My apologies for not quoting it.
    Last edited by jaysee; 08-29-2014 at 02:34 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysee View Post
    Post #18 they suggest it
    I believe it would be beneficial if you would "Reply With Quote", instead of generally replying in a thread.

    That way, we know whose post you are addressing

    EDIT: LOL
    Last edited by Slaphppy7; 08-29-2014 at 02:44 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I believe it would be beneficial if you would "Reply With Quote", instead of generally replying in a thread.

    That way, we know whose post you are addressing
    I posted directly after the person who suggested the ice cubes post, and that post was directly tied to their ice cube post. I assumed legion would know it was them that I was addressing. I figured others might see that too but I will quote more in the future to keep everyone up to speed.
    125 - BGK, pictus cats, silver dollars, kissing gouramis, palmas bichir, delhezi bichir
    125 - Red severum, bolivian rams, Turquoise rainbows, irian red rainbows, loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, pearl gouramis
    90 - Congo tetras, african knife, elephant nose, spotted ctenopoma, upside down cats

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaysee View Post
    I posted directly after the person who suggested the ice cubes post, and that post was directly tied to their ice cube post. 5 others posted before you did, including yours truly I assumed legion would know it was them that I was addressing. Assumptions can make fools of us all I figured others might see that too but I will quote more in the future to keep everyone up to speed. I believe it would certainly help

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    My apologies to the OP, I did not intend to direct this thread into an irrelevant tangent

    I am very glad to hear that the mollies and platys are doing fine...it is through your effort that they will thrive

    Good job!...and continue to update us on the tank...pics are always welcome (hint, hint)

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