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    Default Always float your fish before adding them

    Its always a good idea to float your fish before adding them to a tank. It lets them come to the same temperature as the tank. Less chance of shock.

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    Sometimes its just easier to float them all at once...tank and all.
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    Is that a tank within a tank Al?
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    Tankception, I love it.

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    Are you getting tanked Al?
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    Default Re: Always float your fish before adding them

    Quote Originally Posted by Second Hand Pat View Post
    Is that a tank within a tank Al?
    Yes it is.
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    Less damage and stress.. just float and dump them in. .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlyc11 View Post
    Are you getting tanked Al?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AquaticNerd View Post
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    Gotta make room... black and gold rams go to 55g ...dutch blue rams go to 10 gal.
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    funny stuff Al

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    Thought some might get a laugh out of it.

    It sure beats trying to net and move them all though. just float and dump the whole tank.
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    Genius

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    Being practical here guessing that is a 10 gallon tank which full weighs about 80 plus pounds so guessing you emptied the tank some prior to lifting it into the larger tank? Sorry, engineer in me is strong
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    Quote Originally Posted by Second Hand Pat View Post
    Being practical here guessing that is a 10 gallon tank which full weighs about 80 plus pounds so guessing you emptied the tank some prior to lifting it into the larger tank? Sorry, engineer in me is strong
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    nah...80 pounds is nuthin for me. however its not good for the tank to be moved with alot of water in it..so I drain it about 3/4....then slowly add water from the bigger tank to it until equalized. Sounds more complicated than it is.
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