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Replacing a tank, need advice

Posted By: Gareth Dominy <gdominy@limbonet.ca>
Date: Tuesday, 5 March 2002, at 11:11 a.m.

Ok, so here is my situation.

My 30 Gallon tank has finally sorted itself out, just in time for my fish to outgrow it.

I have a new 45 Gallon tank on the way and will be arriving on the 16th.

What is the least traumatic way I can introduce the fish into this new tank?

Things to Keep in mind,

1.) The new tank will have brand new substrate. I can't really mix these
2.) I Can slowly introduce fish from one tank to another (2-3 fish a week?)
3.) I could move the existing "seasoned" filter into the new tank to get things cycling faster
4.) I can move some of the other tanks water into the new tank

After a terrible bout with Ick and all th