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Preparing Your Fish For Vacations

Posted By: Fran <NJoyTropicalFish@aol.com>
Date: Sunday, 3 December 2000, at 7:20 a.m.

Pam's message below inspired me to post this comment. If one is going to be away from the house for just a few days, my suggestion would be to not worry about having the fish fed. Feed them a little extra perhaps the week before, perform a signicant water change the day before, and leave well enough alone. Even if one is going to be gone longer than three days--a week even--prepare your fish with extra feedings the week before, doing a good cleaning in the tank the day before leaving, and leave it at that. More hazards are created when you leave others in charge of the fish. I always go back to Martin Thoene's post some time ago, when he said that his fish