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|southamericancichlidguy23 ||01-31-2010 05:52 PM |
i need quick answer
ok say u take 20 percent out fish tank u put 20 percent back but u dont have anything to take out chlorine cuz u ran out and didnt rememeber to get more will fish live or do u need to get go get more or will they be fine seeing u only took 20 percent the water out
|mrdemin ||01-31-2010 05:58 PM |
depends how much chlorine is in your water and how the fish will want to react. if you run a red light will someone hit your or will you make it?
|southamericancichlidguy23 ||01-31-2010 06:04 PM |
i make it lol
|LisaC144 ||01-31-2010 06:09 PM |
I would NEVER chance something like that. It's safer to put off the pwc for a day or two than risk the chance off killing your fish.
|southamericancichlidguy23 ||01-31-2010 06:11 PM |
yea i just found an a bottle in the back wooohooooo has some in it to finish the job then throwing that one away
|stephanieleah ||01-31-2010 06:32 PM |
you can also leave water to sit out for a couple of days and the chlorine will dissipate, if temp isn't an issue.
|iamntbatman ||02-01-2010 12:55 AM |
That's not completely true. Chlorine will dissipate, yes, but chloramine doesn't dissipate so easily. Neither do heavy metals or things like ammonia. I'd stick with the water conditioner.
|LisaC144 ||02-01-2010 08:32 AM |
|stephanieleah ||02-01-2010 03:13 PM |
true...and all the ammonia (tons) in my tap water wouldn't dissipate either : |
|Mikaila31 ||02-02-2010 09:36 PM |
My water doesn't have chlorine in it:-).
I know with hardy fish small waterchanges like 10% don't cause a problem because the tank will dilute it.
Other than that, stick with the conditioner. Putting of a WC a day or a couple usually does no harm.
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