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Old 02-20-2011, 04:44 PM   #11
 
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Make sure that QT is tightly covered, because Denisons are serious jumpers, especially when stressed. They will settle down soon enough, don't worry.

Oh. ****ums. I did not know that. Kym, the filter is running ~ should I soak the bags now. These fish have to get out of these bags...

Instantly cycled, right?
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:48 PM   #12
 
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Oh. ****ums. I did not know that. Kym, the filter is running ~ should I soak the bags now. These fish have to get out of these bags...

Instantly cycled, right?
Don't panic. Yes, float the bags now. How long have they been in the bags? What size is the QT tank? Instantly cycled? If it's a filter of a cycled tank, then yes.
Is your plan to dump them from the bags into the QT? Or??
What size is the QT tank??
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:51 PM   #13
 
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Don't panic. Yes, float the bags now. How long have they been in the bags? What size is the QT tank? Instantly cycled? If it's a filter of a cycled tank, then yes.
Is your plan to dump them from the bags into the QT? Or??
What size is the QT tank??

Hell, about well over an hour. But he put them in extra huge bags. The tank is 20gal. Yes, I am going to soak them and then add tank water a little bit then eventually put them in.

Yes?


Kym, this lfs tanks are awesome! So clean the he keeps all tanks at 82. All of them. He says that that makes their color pop. They are Asian and have oodles of awards for their discus everywhere!
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:56 PM   #14
 
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I wouldn't be worried about the time in the bags, since they are in large bags and it's only been an hour. When I bring home new fish by the time I get home and release them it's almost always a two hour time frame, as my favorite LFS is quite the jaunt from my house. They will be fine in the bags.

I never like adding any LFS water to my tanks but since no one else is in the QT this time it will not matter.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:04 PM   #15
 
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I never like adding any LFS water to my tanks but since no one else is in the QT this time it will not matter.

I never do either. But I did think about it since it was the QT tank. Well ~ the sharks are doing great!! The two black Mollies are hanging on the bottom:(

Think they are scared? I test and there is no ammonia and the pH is fine. I hope they are going to be okay.

I am so glad you were here. I would not be trippin or so stressed over Discus. But these community fish I know so little about them!
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:27 PM   #16
 
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Ooohhh.. new fish. How fun! Post some pics once they settle in.

I love JoJo's. I'm glad they are expanding their store. Hopefully it means their business is doing well.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:29 PM   #17
 
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Here are some pictures of my visit. They are not all that as I took them with my cell. I totally fell in LOVE with this one Goldfish! To.die.for. I never saw such awesome Goldfish in my life!! Fat and chubby ~ oh my!

I wanted him so bad! The huge Puffer fish was $198! I never saw one so big! The Discus were awesome ~ quality stock ~


This guy was $200 ~ i forget what he is ~



I wanted him!! So CUTE!






O man. The Discus pictures are horrible! They make me queasy ~ too blurry:(
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:30 PM   #18
 
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Ooohhh.. new fish. How fun! Post some pics once they settle in.

I love JoJo's. I'm glad they are expanding their store. Hopefully it means their business is doing well.

They are expanding? There were some gang members sitting around outside. Typical for that area and they are always very nice ~ if you can believe that!

J ~ are his Discus to die for? OMG. I wanted them all, woman!!
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:34 PM   #19
 
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Yeah, he's got gorgeous discus! Yeah, they took over the space next door to them. Their store used to be smaller.

That first pic is a Flowerhorn. He's got lots of those too.
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Old 02-20-2011, 05:42 PM   #20
 
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I totally fell in LOVE with this one Goldfish! To.die.for. I never saw such awesome Goldfish in my life!! Fat and chubby ~ oh my!
Did you get some?
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