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|Moving a Shrimp Tank|
Need some help planning a move. I am moving from my apartment into a house about 10 minutes down the road. I have moved my tank before from Charlotte to Wilmington (4hr drive) so I know to drain the tank, save the water and soak the substrate/filter media in tank water.
Now for the issue. The tank has a booming population of RCS of all different sizes. The question is how do I save the smaller individuals? Should I just try and save the big ones and let the babies get mulled up in the substrate?
Edit: it is a 20g
|Posted 24-Jun-2010 23:48|
What size tank is it? Unless it's rather large (I'm guessing over 30 gallons), I'd leave an inch or two of water in the bottom, or an inch over the top of the substrate - the babies should be able to survive a short trip in that space.
|Posted 25-Jun-2010 01:02|
The girl's got crabs!
It'll only work if it is a small tank with thick glass and without too much gravel, otherwise you are asking for trouble. 20 would be too big for me to risk that unless there was no gravel at all
|Posted 27-Jun-2010 15:40|
Thanks Superlion and Callatya.
I'll give both a try syphoning some up and leaving a half inch or so above the substrate.
The aquarium is being moved July 10th I'll let you all know how it went. will post pics
|Posted 01-Jul-2010 00:29|
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