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Hazarrd 12-26-2006 05:39 PM

Conditioning my water?
 
I've just started a new aquarium. Do I NEED to be using a product to dechlorinate the water? I prefer to use as few chemicals in the household as possible. The fish have been in for about 5 days now. If I do need to use it, what do you suggest? Thanks.

crazie.eddie 12-26-2006 06:08 PM

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Melissa 12-26-2006 06:29 PM

The chlorine in the water will burn the fish. thats why its good to use a dechlorinator.

joeshmoe 12-26-2006 06:53 PM

you can allsoo airrate the water in abucket for a day befor use and that works

crazie.eddie 12-26-2006 08:34 PM

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St6_Devgru 12-26-2006 11:01 PM

yes

musho3210 12-28-2006 01:36 PM

Check with your water company whether or not they add chlorine or chloramines. If they do you should use chemicals. If its only chlorine you can use a cheap product, if its chloramines you will need one that neutralizes ammonia


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