acclimation

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  1. clownfish

    clownfish Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    I have looked at 3 different web pages and I have decided that I am going to float the bag for 20 minutes then add a cup of aqarium water veary slowly then remove a cup of aqarium water. I will wait a little and repeat this proses until I decide to pour the bag in. does this sound good.
     
  2. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Most experienced octo keepers on this website prefer the drip acclimation method. Have a look at this thread:

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    Seach on acclimation and read the advice - it's important not to rush things.

    Nancy
     
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    clownfish Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    the problem is I deont have air tubing exept for my air in my tank
     
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    you just need a couple feet, go to the lfs, it will be under $1

    Jon
     
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    clownfish Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    ok I just got done acclimation for my octopus he quikly swam to hid I used a cup and put my fingers in a funny shape on the side of the cup to make a steady drip it took about 30 minutes and the bag floted in the tank for about a 30 minutes wew it feels good that the octopus came out good we have already made a relationship well sort of if I get to close to him his eys turn black then when I go away his eyes turn there normal gray another thing can my octopus climb in my out take pump
     
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    It really is too bad that you didn't read and assimilate the pages of information Colin, Nancy, and others have so carefully written. This reeks of a "rush project", not at all what we recommend.

    *sigh* greg
     
  7. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Clownfish, I am really not on TONMO.com as much as I used to be but please follow the advice being generously given by Greg, Nancy and all the others... its for the best
     

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