Broken tank

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  1. Gaspare

    Gaspare Astrea Snail

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    [smiley=bawling.gif] I need some advise on the Holiday Monday my 75 somehow cracked and I was left to place everything into any empty containers i could find. I ended up having to puchase a new tank the next day (110 gal). I saved as much of the water out of the 75 as I could. I was able to move all the substrate and live rock to the new aquarium. But I can't keep my two clows in this bucket for much longer, when is it safe to place them back in the new aquarium? [smiley=help.gif]
     
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  3. Guest

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    It seems to me that if you put everthing in the new tank (live rock and Sand) and plumb it, you should be able to put the animals in right away. no need to cycle since the only thing that changed is the glass.
     
  4. Craig Manoukian

    Craig Manoukian Giant Squid

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    I'm assuming you don't have a quarantine tank and are between a rock and a hard place. In addition, the LFS can't hold your fish for you temporarily.

    Once you've got the 110 setup and the water isn't too cloudy, you have no choice but to put them in your tank.
     
  5. Matt Rogers

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    Sorry to hear that. :p :'(

    Got an air pump?

    Hope they hang on, keep us posted.
     
  6. Gaspare

    Gaspare Astrea Snail

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    Thank you for all the advice. I placed my fish in the tank late last night and they seem to be doing fine. :) i just have to blow the fine sand particles off the live rock. This is a real chanlange since this tank is 30 inches deep and it sits on a 32 inch high stand.
     
  7. Jason McKenzie

    Jason McKenzie Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have had 5 fish, one being a Tang, live in a 10G Qtank for two week. Not an Ideal situation but my tank also sprung a leak. I was able to get the Manufacure to cover the cost of a new tank because it was a seem that went.
    I wouldn't recomend 5 fish in a 10G but I had zero losses and the small Ick problem I had at the time has never returned.

    J
     
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  9. karlas

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    if you got most of the water out of the 75 you may be ok and ;might not even go thru a cycle hopefully.