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88+ Hours w/ NO power!

Posted By: Jonas <jonaszverunis@hotmail.com>
Date: Monday, 22 September 2003, at 1:02 p.m.

The only fish casualties seem to be a few Pearl danios that were in the tank w/the Blackbelt Cichlid "disappeared" & I'm sure likewise a few of the baby Mollies in the tank with some Tanganyikan Cichlids.

I'm still waiting for the fallout however. Will the Loaches get Ich because the temp dropped to 72F? Will the filters have to recycle because the tanks were dosed with Prime-& then Amquel?

Still lots of work to do... All the plants are in a bucket. I pulled them since they too were consuming O2 in the dark. (I was going to re-arrange anyway!)

The power went out @ Midnight Thursday. The battery powered pumps were immediately set-up. The filter media instantly went in the tan