The Fish Tank is Central Arkansas's newest fish store

Tropiquarium | New Jersey's Fish, Tank & Coral Retail Store
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If it is still unstable, a couple more rolls might be needed.

Now, while the temperature is equalizing, you need to of the water in the bag. That's right, in the bag. You need to know how much different the pet shop water pH is than the pH of your home tank water. If you don't of your tank water, now is the time to test it.

If the two pH's are very close (within one or two tenths) this will only take about an hour. If the pH's are off by more than .5 up to 1 or even 1.5, this will take longer. Remember, you are giving your fish the best chance of survival in your tank. You could even drop a few crystals of ammo-lock into the bag to absorb any if it was a long trip from the fish store.

Why Does pH Matter?
OK, let's say that the difference in your pH to the bag pH is .8. Doesn't seem like much, does it? Well, it is! As little as a .5 difference, can and will send your fish into pH shock. This is something they may recover from, or may not, depending on the severity of the difference in pH's. The bigger the difference, the more chance of your new fish dying from it.

More new fish have been killed by pH shock than from any other problem after adding them to a tank.

Be Patient
Now to the procedure for acclimatizing.
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There really is a reason that I harp on about not letting the petstore's water into your tank. The pet store has a lot of fish comingin and going out, and can easily get a in the water that is just waiting fora stressed out fish to attack. By keeping as little of the store'swater from mixing with yours, you minimize the chances of your fishcatching one of these diseases. The fewer diseases you get in yourtank, the less money you spend on . Lowest Price On Fish Tanks Free shipping, in stock. Buy now!
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