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  1. Thread: Aged Water

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    the fish does matter. River/stream fish seem to...

    the fish does matter. River/stream fish seem to enjoy water changes. Be super careful with the Tanganyikans, though.
  2. Thread: Aged Water

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    The stuff works pretty fast, so if you add...

    The stuff works pretty fast, so if you add dechlor to a container, fill it up, wait maybe a minute, empty it into the tanks, it will be fine. Reaction rates are concentration dependent. Use too...
  3. Thread: Aged Water

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    If you add the Prime directly to a tank, not a...

    If you add the Prime directly to a tank, not a bucket or water pre-treatment container, you use more. Use dose the Prime based on the size of the container. So in a 30 gallon tank, you dose for 30...
  4. Thread: Aged Water

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    So only "high light" UV will "break the...

    So only "high light" UV will "break the chloramine bond" which means you still need to deal with chlorine.
  5. Thread: Aged Water

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    Safe is pretty cheap 1/8 tsp for 20 gallons. ...

    Safe is pretty cheap 1/8 tsp for 20 gallons. Prime is 1/2 ml for 5 gallons. And I'm told you can just use a double dose of sodium thiosulfate. So it really isn't that much, even if you change a...
  6. Thread: Aged Water

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    I will often let buckets sit full overnight or...

    I will often let buckets sit full overnight or longer, but I always use either Prime or another anti-ammonia declor. Having killed many fish when chloramine was first added to tap water (long ago and...
  7. Thread: Aged Water

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    I've heard 24 hours, but I would go at least 48...

    I've heard 24 hours, but I would go at least 48 and more likely 72. You can get chlorine tests in pool supplies. The chlorine will come out as long as there is only chlorine and not chloramine...
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