07-28-2010, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by twocents
No, I would not recommend chlorinated tap water. It might kill the bacteria, but would more likely harm your fish. I would just continue water changes/and if anyone else can add better info, please do.. I'm just scrambling around here. Stress in and of itself is not an illness (although I think it could be debated) but it weakens the fish (any organism that is stressed, frankly) and you will get an opportunistic disease take hold that, if the fish were NOT stressed, their immune system could fight it off.
there are no fish in the tank. I just got all the water out of the tank. I'm probably going to put water in the tank but I have one question. I think the disease is bacterial, so I want to put hot water in the tank, but is that a good idea?? Im thinking about water from 90-100ish degrees.