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Moving scenario

Posted By: Simcan
Date: Friday, 30 January 2004, at 9:55 a.m.

I am moving (just about a ten minute drive) in just over a month, and am trying to figure out the best way to move my 110 gallon tank without losing any fish.

I use a 35 gallon Rubbermaid garbage can for aging, heating and circulating the water I use in my water changes. I was thinking that I would, on the day I am moving, siphon tank water into this garbage can, net all my fish and add them to it, and hook up my filters (two Eheim 2215s) and airstone to it. I hope they can stay in there for the day that way, and also that it will preserve the biolfilter in my filters.

Then, after I drain the tank and take out the ornaments, I move everything to the new place, add back the ornaments and fill it up with water, which I dechlorinate. I have the pump I use to circulate my water change water to move the ne