03-31-2012, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by DRAGON
I have a tank that has been going for 2 weeks , i have plants baut no fish yes ... Do i still have to put clorine remover in when i do put in fish ? Or would it have gone by now ? ( i never put any in in the 1st place as no fish yet)
If you only have chlorine in your tap water, then it will have dissipated out by now. However, many municipalities are also using chloramine which does not out-gas so if it is present you need a water conditioner than detoxifies chlorine and chloramine.
If you change or add any water, regardless of fish, from now on use a conditioner. Chlorine (and chloramine obviously) will kill any bacteria now established, and there is bound to be some.