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    I have the API freshwater master kit, on the regular pH scale it says 7.6, when I test the High pH, it registers about 7.4 some I would assume somewhere in there.

    A bad run of fish is right!
    I guess I'll keep returning them if they die and wait till I get a strong one.

    Currently I've got a yellow guppy and 2 blonde delta guppies which seem to be fine with each other. Now I've got 5 neon tetras and going to replace the one which I got yesterday soon so I'll have a school of 6. I figure I'll wait a bit, like 2 weeks, before I add in 6 more tetras and then another few weeks before the cories. I'm using the drip accumulation method when adding them in and I need to do a water change today.

    Is there anything I can do to help ensure I don't have to keep making trips to the store?

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    Actually I have always had better luck with neons doing a faster acclimation. Open the bag, put some of your tank water in, wait a few minutes and net them out of the bag.
    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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    Alrighty I will try that, thank you!

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    I got 9 of, my 12 neons at Petsmart and I've never had a problem with them. I floated the bag for 15 minutes, netted them out and put them straight in the tank. (Noob acclimation method, I'm not recommending this.) The Petsmart i go to though is literally 3 from my house though, so the water was likely very similar.
    ~Manna
    10 gallon live planted aquarium with 6 neons
    90 gallon fw community in progress

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