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Re: [Freshwater Aquariums] Advice on moving my aquarium?

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  • Catherine
    Wish I would have seen this before I moved last month. Thanks for all of your advice, Patrick. Catherine Piske ________________________________ From: Patrick
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 25, 2010
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      Wish I would have seen this before I moved last month. Thanks for all of your
      advice, Patrick.

      Catherine Piske



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      From: Patrick A. Timlin <ptimlin@...>
      To: freshwateraquariums@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wed, August 25, 2010 9:12:42 AM
      Subject: Re: [Freshwater Aquariums] Advice on moving my aquarium?


      --- On Sun, 8/22/10, Kenne <kennedean@...> wrote:
      > I'm moving, and have to relocate my
      > 55-gal aquarium to the new place.

      How far does the tank have to move and will you be able to take it down, move it
      and set it back up same day?

      Also, in anticipation, you might want to start heavy water changes especially if
      you don't do a lot or do very small water changes normally. If you change 1/2 of
      the tank water every other day or so, but the time you move your fish will be
      used to "new" water allowing you to use a LOT of new water at the new location
      so you don't shock the fish. This will save you from trying to transport a lot
      of old tank water with you when you move.

      Patrick






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